2017 Conference Photos

Want to relive the conference experience or see what you missed? Click on the links below to view the conference photo albums.

2017 Conference resources

Thank you to our presenters for generously sharing their slides.  (These presentations were provided to HECA by 8/1/17)

Tuesday Sessions

How to Make Money as an Educational Consultant

Defying Disfuntion in College: Preventing Failure-to-Launch! with "Ask the Expert" Executive Function Panel

Building Your Best College Lists in the US and Beyond

Moving Beyond the Essay

The Gig Economy: Preparing High School Students for Careers in...

Reducing Anxiety in College Admissions and Standardized Testing 

Expand Your Vision: Growing Your Business Home, Away, and Online

College Partnerships that Expand Student Opportunities

Online Education: One the Rise

Counseling the College Bound Student-Athlete... A Whole Different Ballgame!

Empowering Students with 20/20 Vision in Career Planning and College Selection

Counseling the Young Adult in Recovery back to College or Grad School

Standing in Their Boots

A Green Education: What Your Students Need to Know

Cannabis and College Age Young Adults: With Cards and Without

Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist: Creative Majors and Careers

The New Landscape for Testing Accommodations: What You Need to Know.

Wednesday Sessions

Get Clients Clamoring: Marketing Your Independent College Counseling Business


Get Clients Clamoring: Part 2

Guiding Students on the Pre-Med and Pre Health Path


Gender in the College Admissions Process



Staying Safe at College: Sexual Assault, Substances, Gun Safety and More

Let Your Skills Sing! How to Make Supplemental Materials Matter!

Canada's Best Kept Secret: Liberal Arts Universities

Truly Insightful: The Multiple Uses of the UC Personal Insight Questions

College Financial Planning: Build your List with Affordability in Mind

25 Amazing Ideas: Take Your College Essay Counseling to the Next Level

25 Amazing Ideas Handout

Introduction to Law School Admissions

Supporting All Students and Families in the New Political Climate: Best Practices

You Gotta Have Faith (or Not!)

College Funding: Where to Find the Money and Guide our Families to It

Big Data/California State University System

Calm and Centered: Retraining the Brain to Reduce Teen Stress and Anxiety

The Changing Landscape of College Admissions: A Five Decade Perspective

Cognitive Markers for College Readiness

The Ethics of Business Growth and Transitions

Beyond Engineering: Alternative Majors for Science and Math Geeks

Major Decisions: Designing and Implementing an Internship/Job Shadowing Program for Your Clients

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

Beyond Mentors: Developing an Accountability Partnership to Drive IEC Success.

Taking the Stress Out of Taking Tests: Yoga for Your Mind

How to Improve a Personal Statement in 20 Minutes

Personal Statement Handout

Virtual Consulting with Lynn Scheurer-Foster


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