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Author(s):College Board
Title:Your child's high school counselor: Putting it all together
Organization:College Board
Short Description:This webpage describes some of the responsibilities parents can expect high school counselors to follow.
Annotation:This webpage describes some of the responsibilities parents can expect high school counselors to follow. The webpage identifies high school counselors as resources for both college exploration and the completion of college applications.
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College and Career Planning (for Parents)
High School
Preparation/College Readiness
Transition to College

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