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Author Guidelines

JGCP: Journal of Guidance and Counseling Profession is published by Guidance and Counseling Study Program, Faculty of Educational Science, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) in collaboration with Asosiasi Bimbingan dan Konseling Indonesia (ABKIN). The purpose of Journal of Counseling Profession is to publish work oriented toward professional skill and innovation in the practice of guidance and counseling.
Articles must be original (no plagiarism) and have never been published in another journal. If ever presented in the form of seminars, workshops, etc., say the name of the activity.
Articles are written by a program Microsoft Word 2007 to the top, A4 size paper, page margins: top 3 cm, left 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, and right 3 cm, typed with baris1,5 density spacing, font Times New Roman 12, text format in two-column.
Please submit your manuscript file as a Microsoft Word extension Document (DOC) or Rich Text Format (RTF).
The title is written in  English, abstract write in English, and content manuscript can be written in  English.
Online Submission: Make a New submission 
For the April issue article can be sent in January - March, editing will be done in early April. For the August issue of the articles can be delivered starting in May - July, editing will be done in early August.  For the December issue of the articles can be delivered starting September - November, editing will be done in early December. The article goes into the desk editors selected by the editor. Articles can be accepted without repair, refurbishment accepted or rejected, and the article is rejected is not returned unless requested by the author.
The length of the manuscript of no more than 7000 words or 12-15 pages. Articles are written by systematic and the following provisions.
Title: Written in a concise and informative, uppercase, a maximum of 12 words (single-spaced) should reflect the substance of the variables described in the article body.
Name of Author, without titles, the author can be an individual or a team.
Affiliation, name of the institution
E-mail, which is located under the author's name.
Abstract (in English), the length of 100-300 word, font size 10, abstracts are written in one paragraph includes: scientific review article consists of a discussion of the core issues and substantially while the results of the research article consist of goals, methods, and results. The abstract is single-spaced
Keywords, terms that reflect the essence of the concept within the scope of the problem may consist of several pieces of terms, font size 10 and lowercase.
The body of the manuscript:
Theoretical/Conceptual Article consists of an INTRODUCTION, LITERATURE REVIEW, DISCUSSION, and CONCLUSIONS.
Research-Based Article 
Reference/Bibliography: use APA (American Psychological Association) citation rules, cultivated from a primary source, and if it comes from the most current cultivated journals (3-5 years) and just acknowledgement of the source designated in the article body. Instead, the name that is referenced in the body must exist in the bibliography. Second row to the right of the entrance 7 letters. Here are some examples of writing a bibliography of several types of sources. The author uses Citation Software Ex. MENDELEYZOTERO etc. 

You can download JGCP template here.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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