College counselors are professionals that give career related assistance to students from different institutions. Before you apply for such a post, make sure you have all the important documents such as your resume and cover letter. A college counselor cover letter should introduce you to the employers in the best possible way. It should showcase your skills and how well you fit the role.
5647 South Gaylord
July 26, 2011
Colorado College of Commerce
2567 Market Street
Dear Ms. Edwards,
I would like to apply for the position of college counselor in your institute, Colorado College of Commerce. I learned about your job posting in Colorado Times which was posted on 20th July, 2011. I have all the experience and skills that makes me an ideal candidate for the job. I have enclosed my resume with this letter that will give you detailed information about my educational background and work history.
I have five years of experience working at junior college, as a college counselor. I am aware of the duties and responsibilities of a college counselor. My key role in the institute was to help students finalize the college that will fit their academic needs and requirements. I have counseled students in every aspect of their college life from recommending the best college that will fit them, to any forms of financial aid. In addition to this, I also work on student's academic strengths and weaknesses. I have excellent communication skills and know exactly how to speak with students from junior school and high school. I am good at keeping track record of admissions and maintaining reports. I also keep myself abreast with the new trends in college admission. I can assure you that I can prove my efficiency in your institute just as I have proved in my previous work place.
I would definitely be glad to meet you up for a follow up interview and discuss on this further. You can call me at (125)-456-3456 or you can also drop me an e-mail at email@example.com.
Thank you so much for your time and considering me for the post.
Attachments: Resume and Work Experience Certificates
2356 South Pearl Street
July 26, 2011
Colorado School of Science
1894 South Main Street
Dear Ms. Parker,
I learned about your job from Mr. John Michael who works in Colorado school of science as a lecturer, for the position of college counselor. I believe my experience and extensive knowledge in this field makes me an ideal candidate for the job. I have enclosed my resume which will give you information about my work history and educational background.
I have worked with college of Colorado as a college advisor for the past seven years. My key goal was to help the students choose the right career path and also ensure that they meet the college academic expectations. I made clear that they understand about their academic requirements. In addition to this, I made sure that the students can receive students' loans and other such source of college funding. As for my educational background, I have a master degree in education and have undergone a training program as a counselor. I am well-organized, detail oriented and well-informed about the latest college academic requirements. I am friendly and expressive and also a good listener. I am capable of handling frustrated students and motivate them to follow the right career path. This is what I can offer your institute and I hope you find these beneficial.
You can call me any time between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 125-345-7845 or you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I can come and meet you for a follow up interview at your convenience.
Thank you so much.
Attachments: Resume and Reference Certificates
This is how you can write a college counselor cover letter. I hope you these letters can help you craft your own letter and increase your chances of getting interview calls. Good luck with your job search!