Student Survey Says High School Counseling Is Not Effective

March 3rd, 2010

The counseling that students receive in high school isn’t effective in helping them enroll in college, according to a Public Agenda survey. Sixty percent or more of survey respondents ranked their counselors as fair or poor in helping them find an appropriate college, find ways to pay for college or thinking about different career paths. The report says there appears to be a correlation between the degree to which students have a good counseling relationship, and whether they make decisions that land them at the right institutions, and with a plan to pay for college