Volume 23, Issue 3 – March 2024

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Christy Conley, Lead Counselor, North Oconee High School (GA) HOT TOPICS QUICK MINUTE: SACAC Professional Development & Events   MEMBER SPOTLIGHT Dr. Christy Conley, Lead Counselor, North Oconee High School (GA) Q: How long have you been in your current role? A: I have served the students and families at North Oconee […]

Volume 23, Issue 2 – December 2023

Volume 23, Issue 2 – December 2023 Guess who’s on LinkedIn? Member Spotlight: Dominque Harrison, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NC) Hot Topics Quick Minute: SACAC opportunities Guess who’s on LinkedIn? Follow the Southern Association of College Admission Counseling (SACAC) on LinkedIn TODAY! Why LinkedIn? The move is just […]

Volume 22, Issue 3 – June 2023

Volume 22, Issue 3 – June 2023 Member Spotlight: Rose Llanos, Lynn University (FL) Today’s Reading: Reflections from SACAC’s Government Relations Committee A Member’s Perspective: Affirmative Action in College Admissions – The Long and Winding Road A Quick Word: Gems from the SACAC Annual Conference Member Spotlight Rose Llanos, Lynn University (FL) Rose Llanos recently […]

Volume 22, Issue 2 – January 2023

Volume 22, Issue 2 – January 2023 Member Spotlight: Mary Allen Conforti, Crosby Scholars (NC) Today’s Reading: Shifting Perspectives on College Recruitment and Admission A Quick Word: SACAC Annual Conference Member Spotlight Mary Allen Conforti, Crosby Scholars (NC) Q: Tell us more about your role in college advising: what is the mission/vision of your organization? […]

Volume 22, Issue 1 – October 2022

Volume 22, Issue 1 – October 2022 Member Spotlight: Ashley Kersey, Counselor, Lincoln High School (AR) National Issue: The Supreme Court & Affirmative Action A Quick Word: NACAC Reflections Member Spotlight: Ashley Kersey, Counselor, Lincoln High School (AR) Q: Tell us more about the students you serve: how many, what grades, unique characteristics, college-going rate/culture, […]

Announcing Revolution Prep as a Premier Sponsor!

Welcome, Premier Sponsor!           We are happy to announce Revolution Prep as a premier SACAC sponsor supporting webinars, Drive-in Workshops, and Summer Seminar! Revolution Prep is an industry-leading education company with 20 years of experience. We provide the highest-quality, professional tutors covering 100+ academic and test prep subjects. Our tutors mentor […]

Six Easy Ways to Earn MVP on Turkey Day

Six Easy Ways to Earn MVP on Turkey Day Bartley Sides, Associate Director of College Counseling, Christ Church Episcopal School (SC) In a few days, roughly 46 million turkeys will be consumed when our country pauses for a day of thanks with family and friends. However, one thing will certainly not pause this Thursday: the nagging […]

Serving the Underserved in Puerto Rico

Serving the Underserved in Puerto Rico Dr. Maria Rosa Bruno, University High School – University of Puerto Rico by Celeste Suris-Rosselli, Baldwin School of Puerto Rico It has long been acknowledged the inequity that exists in the public school system, a fact that could not be more true of the public school system in Puerto […]

The Facts and Feelings of Choosing Your College or University: Tips

The Facts and Feelings of Choosing Your College or University: Tips Bryan Rutledge, Director of College Counseling, Woodward Academy, College Park, GA If you are a counselor trying to help students make college decisions this spring (or summer), we hope you will find these tips helpful to share with students! The waiting is finally over, […]

Community Based Organization Spotlight: The Peer Power Foundation (TN)

Community Based Organization Spotlight: The Peer Power Foundation (TN) Sydney Olojo, Director of Storytelling, Peer Power Institute The Peer Power Foundation (Memphis, TN) is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains high-performing college students to deliver high-dosage tutoring and mentorship in public schools. The organization launched in 2005 as a unique student-to-student tutoring concept at […]