Effective counselors boost graduation, college attendance
from Education DIVE
In her research, Mulhern also found counselors focusing on improving non-cognitive skills like attendance and behavior did not seem to translate into better education or boost attendance at selective colleges, which indicates highly effective counselors focus on different areas of achievement. Her research also shows same-race counselors bump up students' likelihood of graduating high school, attending college and graduating from college by 2 percentage points compared to peers who had a different-race counselor.
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