Why see your school counselor? Your school counselor is someone that can help you in many ways. If you have questions/concerns about your personal & social issues, academics, career choices, and college options they are there to help. A school counselor can be a voice to help you be a voice for what you need. They can help you in planning so you can achieve your short and or long term goals. The school counselor can also assist you with learning how to effectively problem-solve.