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Keeping Up With the…Inquiries

counselor-brianThe college admissions profession is full of ups and downs. Those in it, particularly young counselors, are finding that they need to constantly acquire and sharpen new skills without a clearly defined career path. This guest blog, the first in a series, will follow one college counselor as he navigates the current admissions recruiting cycle. He is Brian Switay, a second year admissions counselor at Stevens Institute of Technology, a private research university in Hoboken, New Jersey.  His stories are intended to provide an inside look at the challenges he faces as he aspires to grow and advance in the profession.   By Brian Switay: With Travel Season coming to a close and application reading approaching faster than the next season of your favorite television series, one can only reflect...


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Your Ultimate Weapon for a Year of Recruiting, Coaching Growth, and Achievement

by Mandy Green, Coaching Productivity Strategies As fall sports are wrapping up, how has this year been going for you so far? Are you getting the recruits you want? Is your team progressing and as successful as you want it to be? How is your health and energy? Is your staff firing on all cylinders? If you are not where you want to be, don’t feel bad. You’re not alone. Most coaches I’d say are not where they want to be at this point in the year. So, let’s fix it! I want to share with you what has become my ultimate weapon. This very powerful tool is something we all have access to every single day and yet most people never even use it, or are not using it...


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Your Coaching Can

by Mike Davenport, CoachingSportsToday.com I’ll stick my neck out and guess you haven’t given much thought about what you want your coaching to do. Sure, you know what coaching CAN do. You’re aware coaching can have a powerful impact, can open doors, can make a mountain out of a molehill. But have you thought — really thought — about what you WANT your coaching to do?

My Man Buster

I grew up watching silent comedies. Every Saturday afternoon the local PBS station ran old movies from the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Buster Keaton. I was glued to the TV, and I would never miss a Keaton movie. He always held a special attraction to me. Keaton was/is an amazing artist. He created, designed, and did his...


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11 Recruiting Reminders: What You Need to Know

workshopby Jeremy Tiers, Director of Admissions Services Like many of you, I just finished my fall travel season. Last week’s admissions training workshop was my final one until the New Year. A big part of every workshop I do is the individual meetings. I flat out love them. It’s an opportunity to meet one-on-one with the counselors, assistant directors and the director and provide them personalized training and direction based on their individual needs and experience. One of the first questions, if not the first, that I always ask is, “You tell me, what can I help you with?” Inevitably the discussion topics vary based on a college’s location, institution type and the level of experience of the staff member. Needless to say, there’s a lot of great discussion...


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