Depending on your needs and where you go to school, you probably have a varied relationship with your guidance counselor. Maybe you see them a couple times a year because you have to, maybe you check-in with them every so often to verify class schedules, or maybe you aren’t even sure who your guidance counselor is. All schools have guidance counselors who are there to do exactly as their job title suggests; guide students on the right path both academically and behaviorally. They can help you in countless ways, but only if you build a good working relationship with them. Here are some reasons why you should create and maintain a relationship with your guidance counselor at the high school level.
They can give you the attention you deserve
Rarely will you be able to navigate the ins and outs of high school all on your own, so having a guidance counselor that knows your academic history is important. Once they know you better, they can use the possibly short amount of time they have with you to get right to the point and help you where you most need it.
Guidance Counselor can offer mental as well as academic support
They can help after high school as well
And as an added bonus of having a good relationship with your guidance counselor, they will be a great reference and could even write you a stellar letter of recommendation. Don’t underestimate the benefits of having a strong relationship with your guidance counselor. They want to see you succeed, and they know all the ways to make it happen, but they can only help you if you let them.
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