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Counseling for College and Career Readiness in the 21st Century: The Challenges of a Changing World

In this chapter we attempt to address the challenges facing educators in the 21st century that relate to college and careers. We then describe the unique role that counselors play in helping students become empowered learners for their own future economical and educational benefit. The chapter will draw on the impact of the changing global landscape, on relevant findings in cognitive and psychosocial development, and on themes present in the National School Counselor Standards.