chapter  5
10 Pages

Using Technology in the College and Career Advising Process

Times, 2008) and some think that the 21st century will belong to China (Kao, 2007). Clearly, other countries are catching up. As described by Wise (2008, p.15), “The rest of the world’s education has improved such that today the United States is increasingly competing for what used to be our constant triumph: the highskilled, high-paying job.” Herbert (2008) addressed the toll that high schools are imposing on America’s future by noting that we cannot even keep our students in school. According to his information, one-third are dropping out and half of those who remain graduate without the skills for college or a job. What does this mean for college advising counselors?