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How Are You Doing Today? is five high school counselors connecting students and their families with college, career, and mental health experts and all the pieces of what makes a life whole. If you enjoyed this podcast, please subscribe and consider sharing it with family and friends. If you would like to be a guest on the How Are You Doing Today? Podcast or have a suggestion for a potential guest, then please contact us at: mhs-counseling-team-group@svvsd.org

How Are You Doing Today‪?‬ Mead High School Counselors

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How Are You Doing Today? is five high school counselors connecting students and their families with college, career, and mental health experts and all the pieces of what makes a life whole. If you enjoyed this podcast, please subscribe and consider sharing it with family and friends. If you would like to be a guest on the How Are You Doing Today? Podcast or have a suggestion for a potential guest, then please contact us at: mhs-counseling-team-group@svvsd.org

    Program Spotlight: Concurrent Enrollment

    Program Spotlight: Concurrent Enrollment

    Counselors Anthony Elliott and Maura Brady-McMullen discuss the Concurrent Enrollment Program in SVVSD. An overview of the program, classes offered at Mead High School and the process to enroll in classes is discussed, as well as the benefits of taking concurrent enrollment classes.  For more information about Concurrent Enrollment, please visit: https://www.svvsd.org/departments/assessment-curriculum-instruction/curriculum/concurrent-enrollment/

    • 10 min
    Program Spotlight: Career Elevation and Technology Center (CETC)

    Program Spotlight: Career Elevation and Technology Center (CETC)

    Maura Brady-McMullen and Anthony Elliott, counselors at Mead High School, are joined by Kate Topham from the Career Elevation and Technology Center.  Together they discuss the different programs available at CETC, as well as opportunities for college credit and industry certifications. For more information, please visit the Career Elevation and Technical Center website at: https://cetc.svvsd.org/

    • 11 min
    Mental Health Spotlight

    Mental Health Spotlight

    This episode explores what student mental well-being looks like along with common mental health challenges.  Host Pedro Linsenmeyer interviews bilingual therapist Jennifer Cullom, LAC, LPCC with Mental Health Partners of Longmont, Colorado.  Also included are strategies for parents as they support their adolescent from the University of Colorado-Boulder's Parenting Let's Connect Program's 3 step process. 

    • 24 min
    College Spotlight: Fort Lewis College (Durango, Colorado)

    College Spotlight: Fort Lewis College (Durango, Colorado)

    Listen as Courtney Howe, Mead High School Counselor, interviews Fort Lewis College's senior admissions counselor, Alexsa Trusty. Interested in connecting with Fort Lewis Admissions, check out their website: https://www.fortlewis.edu/admission/

    • 26 min
    College Spotlight: Adams State University

    College Spotlight: Adams State University

    Did you know Adams State University is the most affordable four-year university in Colorado? Did you know there are approximately 2,000 undergraduate students at Adams State? Host Maura Brady McMullen and Admissions Counselor, Diane Arias, discuss the benefits of attending college in the San Luis Valley, in beautiful Alamosa, Colorado. If you're looking for a small college experience that is very student-focused, this Adams State episode deserves a listen. 

    • 31 min
    Financial Aid Overview with The College Funding Coach

    Financial Aid Overview with The College Funding Coach

    Figuring out all the ins-and-outs of financial aid can be really overwhelming and intimidating but this podcast will help give you some clarity. Host Maura Brady McMullen speaks with Mark Debord, from The College Funding Coach. The College Funding Coach is an organization which specializes in teaching families to save and plan for college. In this episode Mark and Maura discuss the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), tips for saving for college expenses, student loans, scholarships, and how little things can make a big difference in paying for any type of post-secondary education. 

    • 47 min

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