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Summer 7-24-1950


From a questionnaire which was sent to student personnel officials in seventy-eight colleges and universities, it was learned that most colleges consider residence hall counseling an important part of the student personnel program. Several patterns of dormitory administration of counseling were identified. Although aims of the residence hall counseling programs were similar, there was little uniformity in terminology or in the age, educational, experience, and scholastic qualifications of the personnel. Improved selection procedures, in-service training programs, and group guidance activities were aspects of the programs which apparently needed increased emphasis.