College Advisor Resume Samples

A College Advisor will help students in achieving their educational goals by guiding them in selecting courses, identifying strengths, helping in choosing majors, and acting as a source until the students graduate. The College Advisor Resume gives a bullet list of duties such as – discussing career or educational goals with students, aiding the student in course selection process, showing interest in student development, identifying the strength and weakness of every student, maintaining an updated record about the student’s progress, intervening when behavioral or academic abnormalities happen, and connecting students with counselors or tutors.

Candidates possessing these characteristics will be most successful with students – advising and counseling knowledge, exhibiting effective communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to demonstrate a concerned and caring attitude towards students, and intrusive behavior while dealing with advisees, and monitoring student progress. To achieve this position, one must earn a Master’s degree in educational counseling or related.

College Advisor Resume example

College Advisor Resume

Summary : College Advisor who had a passion and having worked in academia in various capacities has provided an opportunity to work with students that have different backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets.

Skills : Financial Aid, FAFSA, Management.

Description :

    1. Served students in financial aid and academic advising for degree completion.
    2. Worked to improve retention and communication with a one-stop approach for students and departments.
    3. Set consistent appointments with students on a month to 3 months basis depending on student needs.
    4. Responsible for advising online students on financial aid and academic matters.
    5. Participated in team meetings.
    6. Assisted management with student requests.
    7. Identified issues, and determining appropriate means for resolution.
    8. Maintained a working knowledge of Federal, State, and Institutional Policies governing Title.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.S of Arts


College Advisor Resume

Headline : Seeking a position in an educational institution, guiding students in life and career choices. An academic advisor is responsible for providing educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules.

Skills : Microsoft office, Public Speaking, Time management.

Description :

    1. Partnered with high school guidance counselors for academic success.
    2. Networked with college admissions and financial aid personnel.
    3. Initiated and installed a peer-tutoring program to improve student performance.
    4. Coordinated community service hours for graduation requirements.
    5. Provided insight and education to the benefits of postsecondary education.
    6. Assisted with student course selection to ensure career track coursework completion.
    7. Performed a role as Senior Project Coordinator throughout the academic year for each senior class member.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S Of Arts


College Advisor Resume

Summary : As a College Advisor over 4 years responsible for recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. They must also follow through and track the advancement of students.

Skills : Programming, Adobe, Data Entry, Email, Fax.

Description :

    1. Supplied, copies, data entry, and activities for students, such as community service and College for a Day seminars.
    2. Taught a basic introduction to colleges and universities.
    3. Advised students on their college application, recommendation letters, and transcripts.
    4. Helped them choose which schools they qualify, depending on their grades.
    5. Responsible for collecting data to which students apply.
    6. Prepared a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel and a PowerPoint presentation.
    7. Applied, averages, and what schools they got accepted.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

College Advisor Resume

Objective : To secure full time employment that allows to utilize and enhance acquired skills, and to grow and develop new ones. The advisor assists the leader/organization in formulating long-range goals and in planning and initiating short term projects.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Prepared and executed educationally-based initiatives for low -income and under-represented populations.
    2. Advised students on a one-on-one basis regarding their postsecondary or transfer plans.
    3. Held open office hours as well as scheduled appointments.
    4. Reviewed college application materials and assist with understanding the FAFSA and other financial aid forms.
    5. Worked closely with guidance staff and other administrators in the high schools.
    6. Ensured that students and their parents are aware of opportunities involving college admission.
    7. Helped students find scholarship resources outside of higher education institutions and government funding.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Arts

College Advisor Resume

Headline : To obtain a position at company where can maximize management skills, improve and acquire additional skills that will increase customer service performance, thereby securing a position.

Skills : Class Presentations, Academic Performance, Admissions Process.

Description :

    1. Provided students with in-depth information concerning course descriptions, prerequisites, and registration procedures.
    2. Assisted in developing academic schedules along with counseling students facing academic problems.
    3. Performed preliminary evaluation of transfer credits for transfer students.
    4. Conducted summer orientation sessions for freshmen and underclassmen.
    5. Continuously counseled students regarding change of major and process requests.
    6. Audited student's progression toward graduation from the institution.
    7. Worked on special projects for the department and makes professional presentations daily.
    8. Assisted with data collection and analysis for the annual reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S in Arts

College Advisor Resume

Summary : College Advisor experienced in interpreting data used in making recommendations to internal and external clients. Excellent Communication Skills Comfortable uncovering and addressing client needs.

Skills : Microsoft, Type 35 Wpm, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided age-appropriate academic, personal, and career activities.
    2. Worked with families of Open Doors participants to encourage support of student goals.
    3. Recorded and maintain proper data and documentation on students.
    4. Submitted timely reports on program and student goals.
    5. Selected new students to maintain a total caseload.
    6. Advised all assigned Open Doors students at least once a month.
    7. Accurately document student contacts on an on-going basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.S Of Education

College Advisor Resume

Objective : Over 6 years as worked as a college Advisor with basic administrative responsibilities as well as legal tasks and takes on multiple projects at once. Excellent work ethic and strength in boosting company morale. Fast learner with great listening skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Event Coordination.

Description :

    1. Ran a search based on their zip code to match them up with the degree program.
    2. Effectively managed a high-volume of inbound and outbound customer calls.
    3. Answered a constant flow of customer calls with up to ten calls in queue per minute.
    4. Addressed and resolved customer product complaints empathetically and professionally.
    5. Gathered and verified all required customer information for tracking purposes.
    6. Defused volatile customer situations calmly and courteously.
    7. Acted professionally and patiently when addressing negative customer feedback.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Paralegal Studies

College Advisor Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging College Advisor position with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills based on prior experience and education while also looking to explore new areas.

Skills : Career Development, Phone Calls, Management.

Description :

    1. Called prospective students to explain service and degrees offered.
    2. Met and exceeded the sales expectations for production and quality.
    3. Conducted phone interviews to qualify candidates and explain academic programs.
    4. Helped candidates enhance their skills.
    5. Set as they build a foundation for themselves.
    6. Responsible for Comprehensive call center experience.
    7. Used various different call center mentoring tools, software, and other databases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S of Arts

College Advisor Resume

Summary : College Advisor is a resource person and evaluates projects, performance, and progress. The advisor offers guidance by reviewing goals, objectives, and the progress of the organization.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management, Student Records.

Description :

    1. Motivated and assist 9th through 12th-grade students in the pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities.
    2. Assisted students with the selection, admissions, financial aid, and scholarship process.
    3. Maintained a DC-CAP database containing pertinent student information about college enrollment.
    4. Professionally represent the District of Columbia College Access Program's (DC-CAP) objectives.
    5. Maintained professional relationships with all parties responsible for the student's academic advancement.
    6. Assisted students with the registration forms for SAT, ACT, and TOEFL tests.
    7. Contacted colleges and universities in regards to financial assistance for international students.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.Ed

College Advisor Resume

Headline : Highly self-motivated, committed to excellence professionalism and with goals to advance. By adapting to changes quickly in the ever-changing work environment.

Skills : Customer Service, Event Planning, GIS, Organizational Development.

Description :

    1. Presented college readiness updates weekly with students' grades.
    2. Assisted students and families on college admissions applications.
    3. Managed an average caseload of 125 students from the 525 total population.
    4. Coordinated weekly college access events in and out of the school community.
    5. Planned and organized an annual public college fair for high school students.
    6. Implemented college acceptance and enrollment tracking methods.
    7. Clarified values and goals for students and explained educational options.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Regional Planning