The responsibilities of the profession involve, but are not limited to, counseling, testing and assessment, behavioral intervention, and classroom observation.
A school psychologist never knows exactly what the day will include, much like my current position as a counseling assistant at Castle Park Middle School in Chula Vista.
My day is usually filled with activities such as group, individual and crisis counseling, conflict resolution, behavioral observation, and assessments.
I also assist in training and coordinating 25 students to become peer counselors.
In such cases, you will find essay prompts on the school’s own application.) By reading your submission, college admissions officers become familiar with your personality and writing proficiency.
Your essay, along with your other application materials, helps them determine if you would be a good fit for the school and if you would be able to keep up with the rigor of the course load.
Here are some tips to help you ace your short answers: The majority of colleges will ask you to submit at least one personal essay as part of your application.
(You can find the 2019–2020 application platform personal essay prompts here, but not all schools use an application platform.
In fact, it’s okay if you answer the question in less than the allotted space.
Provided you avoid clichés and sarcasm and answer the question wholly, less can be more.