guidance counselor


: a person who gives help and advice to students about educational and personal decisions
Her high school guidance counselor suggested she apply to Harvard.

Examples of guidance counselor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the Olympian quickly earned the teenager’s trust and friendship, and the pair would speak regularly – often in a guidance counselor’s office, Kriesberg said. Holly Yan, CNN, 10 Feb. 2024 Perhaps not a profession regularly suggested by a high school guidance counselor, but stage hypnotists are a dedicated bunch. Emily Latimer, Longreads, 25 Jan. 2024 Meadows returned to a school setting in 2013 as Mr. Glascott, the guidance counselor on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs. Danny Horn,, 12 Jan. 2024 Pierre, who has family members that are Rastafarian, Christian and Muslim, says the series hired someone akin to an Islamic guidance counselor who ensured an accurate portrayal of the leader’s faith. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 1 Feb. 2024 The report said Jackson-Smith told Monique Harris, a school guidance counselor, in November 2021 that the family was in hiding after an incident between Jackson and a friend. Sabby Robinson, Washington Post, 20 Jan. 2024 In the latest ad spot (below), Cady Heron (Lohan) is seen taking on North Shore High School again, only this time as the school guidance counselor. Carly Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2023 Moreover, Margot is concerned that her parents, Colin (Rob Huebel), the school guidance counselor and her increasingly absentee mother, Sarah (Lexa Doig), are keeping secrets from her. Aramide Tinubu, Variety, 13 Oct. 2023 Ask a pediatrician, health care provider, or school guidance counselor for a referral to an expert and schedule an evaluation. Marisa Cohen, Parents, 18 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Guidance counselor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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