The College Counseling Process

The College Counseling Process

Course Number: EDUC X313.35B

4 units

Provides an overview of the process of counseling students and families through the college admissions process. This practice of college counseling involves practitioners from several disciplines and encompasses a wide range of skills and issues related to education, administration, public policy, and others. Learn to understand:

  • the components of the college counseling process
  • the field of college counseling
  • postsecondary options
  • standardized testing and other data considered in the process
  • the role of essays, interviews, and resumes
  • issues of access and success

You will also develop your identity as a college counselor, and have a plan for how you will begin working with students and families in this process.

Available Sections

Starting Jan 14


Starting Jan 14

Course Fees

$495 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 8
$545 after Jan 8


Heather Churney [ bio ]

close [x] Heather Churney, M.Ed., School Counselor, Benjamin Franklin Charter High School, Queen Creek and Adjunct Instructor, National University is also the Owner and Lead Counselor of Footprints College Counseling. Mrs. Churney holds a PPS Credential, has experience teaching graduate-level courses in College and Career, Educational Assessment, Counseling Theory, and Intervention and Consultation, and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, and helping them be properly prepared for the college application process.


Jan 14 - Feb 24, 2019


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:



"Fundamentals of College Admissions Counseling (4th edition)"

ISBN: 9780986286308


Available Sections


Section No.: 183EDP001

Dates: Jan 14 - Feb 24, 2019

Instructor: Heather Churney

Textbook: Mandatory
"Fundamentals of College Admissions Counseling (4th edition)"

ISBN: 9780986286308

Location: Online Course

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