Noel and a few others have come together to write about their experiences working with college students and in Corporate America. They share an interesting combination of knowledge and experience looking to create an interactive environment where everyone can learn from each other. Through thoughtful posts, pages, comments and feedback left by readers, visitors will have the opportunity to be engaged in an online setting that caters specifically to current students and graduates.
Visitors are encouraged to ask questions that will be answered by professionals in the field. Readers will have access to valuable insider information as it pertains to college, financial aid, finding jobs, and tips for new professionals that you don’t hear unless you hire someone or you’re in a meeting with a very experienced and seasoned counselor.
COLLEGE HELP – Noel Carrol, M.S.
Noel has a Master’s of Science (M.S.) in Counseling, with an emphasis in Student Development in Higher Education. He is currently a Counselor and an Associate Professor at a community college in Northern California and has been providing guidance for students in the college setting since 1999. His extensive knowledge and experience has been molded from his work at the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and California Community College systems. With the unique understanding of all three of California’s higher educational systems, Noel has valuable and unique information that he has decided to share based on what he has seen as a need for college students to succeed. More importantly, he is vested in making education attainable and affordable for students. His posts will revolve around college tips, financial aid (grants and scholarships), educational planning, and success strategies to help students graduate, be marketable in the work force, or be accepted into graduate schools.
Noel has also served in leadership roles in programs that have received national recognition. In 2006-2007, the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) honored the Student Center for Professional Development as the winner of the Gold Award of Excellence for Careers, Academic Support, Service Learning and Community Service. This distinction marks the program as the best in the country within this category. Noel served as the Assistant Director of that program.
Noel is also a featured author for the Examiner.com. Many of his articles revolve around community college students, college success, and interesting collegiate trends.
Lead: Kelly Carr- a successful corporate recruiter and consultant to students and new professionals. Having working relationships with over 42 companies, Kelly is knowledgeable in what companies are looking for and what makes a student a successful employee that employers want to hire. She has helped over 300 students and new professionals by placing them into jobs, finding corporate mentor matches, and guided them as they begin their career into the work force. Kelly has seen it all, from the very worst resumes to the very best interviews.
Senior Writer: Ken Chan- Major in Business Administration
Senior Writer: Caroline Chen- Major in Business Administration
Associate Writer: Edwina Dueñas- Major in Journalism/ Sociology
Associate Writer: James Chandler- College News Contributor
Contact: All emails to the site and authors go through our contact form.
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