Connections for College Counselors & Advisors
The USF Office of Admissions knows that college counselors and advisors are in the business of building futures. Answering questions and finding solutions for your students is how you get it done. That’s why we put together what you and your students need at your digital fingertips, with answers to questions such as:
- Find out what we look like by taking a virtual tour or scheduling a visit.
- What are our admissions requirements and deadlines for freshmen?
- Does USF have Admissions scholarship opportunities?
- Can USF help with standardized testing preparation?
- Who are our recruiters, state by state, and how can you reach them?
- Do you need to explore the cost of attendance?
TOOLS FOR COUNSELORS
Keeping you informed is how we can best serve potential Bulls, and that is why we developed and continually update:
- The College Counselors’ Corner of the Admit-A-Bull Official Admissions Blog. Stories focus on tips and issues of interest to counselors and advisors.
- The Counselor Toolkit. This is your USF clearinghouse for counselor-related information, from links to everything from data and tuition costs to testing, newsletters, and videos.
Interested in receiving the latest college counselor resources, tools and information? Sign up for USF’s College Counselor Email Newsletter.
If you still have questions after browsing our online resources, contact us at the Office of Admissions by email, phone, or fax. We want to help you help your students, so take our Counselor Survey and let us know if there are any other resources that would support you.
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS
- Admissions Information
- Apply for Financial Aid
- Cost of Attendance
- Downloadable Forms
- Explore Programs for Freshmen
- Freshmen Scholarships
- Residency Information
- Submit Transcripts
Latest Posts from the College Counselors' Corner
Get Seniors Ready for College: Must-Do Tips for Counselors
College-bound seniors spend a sizable chunk of their final year of high school sweating the details of the college application process. It’s a test of patience and perseverance you can help them ace, especially if you don’t let scattergrams and endless paperwork squeeze the humanity out of the process. To help you get seniors ready for college, our must-do tips for counselors focus on human elements of the college challenge.
Top Spring Break Tips for College Counselors
Spring break is a high school milestone. For juniors and seniors, life-altering changes loom. The person tasked with helping students manage those changes by shaping college and career dreams knows the holiday is a green light for juniors to start the application process in earnest and seniors to finish strong. It’s all about positioning, and our top spring break tips for college counselors are designed to help them position students for success.
Helping Your Students Rank Their College Priorities: A Guide for Counselors
For a counselor to pair college-bound high school students with the right schools, the students must know what they want and need. Sounds simple, but counselors know that most of their students still will be figuring those things out come senior year. What students must learn is that success in the college selection process is about identifying and satisfying their wants and needs when it comes to academics, social life/atmosphere, finances, location, and infrastructure/services. Those areas are where the focus should be when you help students choose their college priorities.