College Advisor

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Hero Dwight

hero.dwight@gmail.com | (149) 752-0571 | Nashville, TN

Summary


I offer over 4 years of experience as a College Advisor. In my role, I have helped students with the college application process, including writing essays and submitting applications. I also work with students on their course selection and help them plan their schedules. My goal is to help each student find the best fit for themselves academically and socially.

Experience


College Advisor at Vanderbilt University, TNJun 2022 - Present

  • Advised an average of 100 students per semester on which classes to take in order to stay on track for graduation.
  • Wrote 20 letters of recommendation for students applying to graduate school.
  • Presented at 3 college fairs and 5 high school visits.
  • Chaired the committee that developed the new advising manual used by all advisors.
  • Trained 2 new advisors on college policies and procedures.
  • Helped 10 students with ADD/ADHD develop time management skills and study strategies.

Associate College Advisor at University of Tennessee, TNSep 2018 - May 2022

  • Advised an average of 125 students per semester on degree requirements, major and minors exploration, course selection, and registration.
  • Led weekly group advising sessions for 20-25 undecided students.
  • Presented at 3 college fairs with over 500 high school students in attendance.
  • Wrote 2 successful grant proposals totaling $4,000 to fund student leadership development programs.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised 4 work study students during their office hours each week.
  • Chaired the College Advising Committee which developed a new process for declaring majors that resulted in a 5% decrease in undeclared majors.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Education at Middle Tennessee State University, TNAug 2013 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are time management, organization, and how to create lesson plans.

Skills


  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Writing
  • Researching
  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Skills

Pasty Ziehmer

pasty.ziehmer@gmail.com | (593) 929-3389 | Laramie, WY

Summary


I have over 4 years of experience as a College Advisor. In my role, I help students with the college admissions process. This includes everything from finding the right school to applying for scholarships and financial aid. I am passionate about helping students reach their academic goals and am committed to providing them with the best possible guidance throughout their journey.

Experience


College Advisor at The Princeton Review, WYMay 2022 - Present

  • Advised an average of 100 students per semester on course selection, scheduling, and degree requirements.
  • Led weekly group advising sessions for 20-30 freshmen students.
  • Wrote letters of recommendation for 15-20 students each year.
  • Presented at 3 college fairs annually to 500+ high school juniors and seniors.
  • Chaired the College Advising Committee for 2 years.
  • Served on the Admissions Committee for 4 years.

Associate College Advisor at College Raptor, WYSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully advised 150 students on college and career choices.
  • Helped 75% of advisees choose a major.
  • Assisted 85% of advisees in securing internships or jobs in their field.
  • Met with parents/guardians of advisees to discuss student progress 100 times.
  • Presented at 5 conferences on advising best practices.
  • Successfully wrote 3 grants totaling $75,000 for advising program.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Education at University of WyomingSep 2014 - May 2018

I've gained excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills while studying for my Bachelor of Science in Education.

Skills


  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Research Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking