Funding cuts have meant that many high schools have cut back on guidance counselors.
Many of the counselors left in schools do very little college advising, focusing on helping students graduate, and on class schedules.
The free website http://www.collegeisyours.com/ was set up to help parents and students find the right college for them. It includes advice, timelines, important dates, and a weekly Newsletter of application tips.
The author, Patrick O’Connor is a college counselor and the first in his family to attend college.
Content provided by Eastern Michigan University.