College Counselor Resume Samples

The main duty of a College Counselor is to assist the final year students with their preparation for college entrance documentation and to ensure the students meet the requirements to enter colleges after successful graduation from high school. The following core duties are identified on the College Counselor Resume – teaching certain or specific courses to students covering college admissions, reviewing the academic needs of the students, meeting parents; advising students on the college entrance process; assisting with document completion process, making college visits; and updating on college entry requirements to students.

Many employers look for candidates with the following skills – strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to complete necessary paperwork; effective advocacy skills, a good understanding of the financial aid requirements of students for varying needs, and solid knowledge of scholarships and other supportive programs. It could be useful if the applicant possesses a degree in education-related areas.

College Counselor Resume example

College Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeks to apply educational background and interests to a position that promotes personal career growth. Interested in applying skills to positions that may require public speaking, reliability, efficiency and strong leadership.

Skills : Mandarin Speaking And Writing, Oral Communications, Public Speaking, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, And Publisher.

Description :

    1. Monitored the caseload of approximately eighty-five college students.
    2. Daily collaboration with campus staff and Job Corps staff.
    3. Monitored daily attendance of students as required by the Department of Labor.
    4. Interviewed students and updated files of students on monthly basis.
    5. Conducted counseling/therapeutic sessions as needed.
    6. Conducted disciplinary meetings with students as needed.
    7. Monitored and discussed issues with students i.e., pertaining to housing, transportation, academics, and vocational goals.
    8. Assisted students in the development of educational and vocational goals.
    9. Assisted students in the class schedule.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MSW in Social Work


College Counselor Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Education Counselor working with young adults to develop realistic and financially feasible college plans. Adept at developing college and career plans in tune with the needs of students from a variety of academic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Excels in the development of college and career curriculum and has a proven track record of guiding and mentoring students from the beginning of the college application process to graduation and beyond.

Skills : Crisis Counseling, Case Management, Motivational Interviewing.

Description :

    1. Provided advising and counseling services to high school students in target high schools.
    2. Case manage a caseload of 350+ students.
    3. Implemented efforts to inform students of postsecondary education and financial aid.
    4. Initiated participant identification, recruitment, selection, and intake.
    5. Provided advocacy for the target student population.
    6. Conducted workshops and seminars for Motivation, Post-secondary opportunities, and Financial Aid.
    7. Participated in the training needed to ensure successful implementation of assigned duties as related to the accomplishment of stated program objectives.
    8. Conducted test proctoring for post-secondary achievement testing.
    9. Supervised graduate student counselors.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Physical Education


College Counselor Resume

Headline : Seeking a College Counselor position working with youth and families. Bilingual experienced education professional with demonstrated ability to coordinate college access counseling services while maintaining a youth-centered approach to programming.

Skills : Fluent In English And Spanish, Computer , Customer Service , Organizational , Punctual, Detail-Oriented, Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Increased Scholarship Funds from $1M to $2M in the first academic year.
    2. Raised applications 20% for military, university, and community colleges.
    3. Partnered with Lone Star College to increase admissions for summer school and associate degree programs.
    4. Successfully designed and opened a Career/College Center for SISD.
    5. Presented and facilitated Financial Aid/Budget seminars.
    6. Organized and hosted College Night.
    7. Promoted student success by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students through leadership, advocacy, and collaboration.
    8. Developed the tools and processes to enable all students to identify their educational goals.
    9. Guided and counseled students, teachers, administrators, and parents on timelines to meet goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Education

College Counselor Resume

Summary : A TEFL-certified ESL instructor. Taught for three years at an international school. Have returned to America and am looking for opportunities to continue teaching and/or working with international communities.

Skills : Proficient in Spanish Translation, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted parent/student meetings to recommend colleges, standardized tests, and high school curriculum.
    2. Created and formatted high school activity resumes with students.
    3. Together with students, create college application accounts and complete the required information.
    4. Conducted mock interviews and write letters of recommendation.
    5. Advised parents on the financial aid process and assist in writing appeals.
    6. Established contact with admissions representatives.
    7. Maintained Naviance system.
    8. Responsible for managing and facilitating re-design of website, logo, and student guidebook.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.S. in Guidance and Counseling

College Counselor Resume

Objective : Self-directed, detail-oriented professional with 8 years' experience in combining customer service and event coordination. Equipped with an affinity for DIY, knowledge of style trends in event production, and a background rich in nonprofit work, budget management has become a praise factor among clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, American Sign Language.

Description :

    1. Served as full-time near-peer college counselor focused on increasing high school students' applications to, admittances into, and enrollment in a "best-fit" postsecondary institution, career pathway, or military enlistment.
    2. Chosen as host School for Annual Career and College Fair Expo gaining District attention and newsworthy participation.
    3. Drafted copy for the press release and promotional materials.
    4. Issued department-wide weekly communication through verbal, written, and electronic platforms.
    5. Executed District-Wide financial planning event for families in the college planning process with the University Financial Aid Guest Speakers.
    6. Solicited in-kind donations, prepared timelines, provided post-event reporting and analysis.
    7. Contacted vendors and negotiated contracts for the end of the year Decision Day celebration for over 200 students.
    8. Organized and secured travel for College Campus Tour Visits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Communication

College Counselor Resume

Headline : Responsible for student intake process maintained case notes and reporting program outcomes on a quarterly basis, and also Participating in professional development events in order to stay informed and kept up to date with materials.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Public Speaking, Conflict Resolution, Teaching, Written Communication, Curriculum Development, Internet Research, Chinese Language, French Language.

Description :

    1. Navigated students in grades 9-12 on all aspects of the college application process.
    2. Advised seniors regarding college majors, admission requirements, SAT & ACT exams, essay writing, financial aid, and transitioning into college.
    3. Assisted students with identifying their interests, skills, and goals in order to find a college that meets their needs.
    4. Facilitated workshops on various topics such as essay writing, financial aid, scholarships, and time management.
    5. Developed relationships with college admissions counselors and community organizations in order to provide an array of resources for all students.
    6. Assisted with the coordination of school activities as well as school internships.
    7. Directed and manage after-school OST program.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA

College Counselor Resume

Objective : Seeking a student teaching placement leading to a certification in childhood/middle school special education and education of students with disabilities.

Skills : Customer Relations, Customer Service, Office, Data Entry, Proofreading, Translating Spanish, Communications.

Description :

    1. Met with and assisted a caseload of 60+ competitive, Preparatory students weekly.
    2. Provided academic, social, and college guidance to students.
    3. Met with parents to discuss and guide them through the college application process.
    4. Conducted seminars and informational sessions about the college application process.
    5. Assisted in scheduling and schedule changes for caseload and school-wide.
    6. Provided college counseling services to Fairmont partner schools.
    7. Traveled to professional conferences and to visit colleges and universities across the country for professional development.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Marketing

College Counselor Resume

Objective : Empowering others to embrace life's challenges successfully. Demonstrated abilities include pastoral care, counseling, mentoring, public relations, teaching, program development, office management, and community service.

Skills : CRM, MS Office, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted students with college selection, recommendations, and transcripts.
    2. Conferenced with students and parents in reference to college selection and academic issues.
    3. Managed standardized testing.
    4. Managed secondary permanent records.
    5. Liaisoned between teachers, students, and parents in reference to academic issues.
    6. Crisised intervention with students and staff.
    7. Assisted with scheduling classes.
    8. Assisted with the development of the Resource Services Program to provide individualized services to special needs students.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

College Counselor Resume

Objective : An innovative leader that utilizes counseling expertise and strong interpersonal skills to empower students and foster continual academic improvement for diverse subgroups, Editing students' essays in accordance with college writing guidelines.

Skills : Excel, Microsoft Office, Naviance, Bloomboard, Pinnacle, PowerSchool, Google Docs.

Description :

    1. Provided College/Financial Aid Advisement for students in grades 9-12.
    2. Coordinated workshops, presentations, and college/career fairs for students and parents.
    3. Ensured that every senior (749 students) participated in a college application workshop.
    4. Motivated students to seek higher/ education regardless of prior educational experiences.
    5. Increased GPA verification form completion for Senior Cal Grant eligibility by 40%.
    6. Provided professional development to faculty and staff regarding the college process and financial aid.
    7. Assisted students with college application forms and financial aid forms.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy

College Counselor Resume

Headline : National Board Certified Counselor with over 15 years of experience in supporting youth and families in crisis, child and adolescent counseling, assertive community treatment, and individual assessment.

Skills : Missile Defense, Investigations, Training, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided group and individual counseling to students seeking assistance with personal difficulties, career direction, and post-graduate studies.
    2. Administered and scored various assessment instruments useful to personal and career counseling.
    3. Established a tracking system necessary to supporting higher needs students.
    4. Developed and presented in-class programming dealing with mental health issues to students and faculty members.
    5. Provided emergency counseling interventions to students in distress.
    6. Provided judicially mandated drug and alcohol education sessions.
    7. Frequently coordinated events for groups of 200 students, including organizing activities, catering, room reservations, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Counseling/Student Development