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Intersect: Coronavirus Update

We at Hobsons are continuing to monitor the latest information regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As you are aware, the situation continues to evolve, and many educational institutions have taken pragmatic measures to protect their students and staff.

4 benefits of a data-informed approach to student recruitment

Learn about the 4 benefits of using a data-informed approach to student recruitment based on student interests and how Intersect can help institutions do just that.

High Intent Inquiry Blog Pt 2 - Not All Inquiries Are Equal: What do I do with High Intent Inquiries

Okay, you’ve identified your high intent inquiries – a student that has raised their hand in some way to demonstrate a heightened level of interest in your institution. Now what?

High Intent Inquiry Blog Pt 1 - Not All Inquiries Are Equal: How to Identify High Intent Inquiries

By assigning different categories to inquiries, institutions can take the first step towards focusing their recruitment efforts and investments on activities that have the most impact. Let’s walk through defining a high intent inquiry and identifying inquiries.

Naviance Student Insights: A Comprehensive Look at the 2019 Naviance Student Infographic

A comprehensive look at the 2019 Naviance Student, for the first time we share insights on the postsecondary search of students in Naviance.

Naviance Class Share Analysis (NCSA): Unlock Your Funnel

Recruiting college students is complicated, unique, data-driven and a little magical. I’m not going to claim it’s one-size-fits-all or that anyone can predict what high school students are going to end up deciding. But I am going to tell you why you need to deepen the analysis of your student data for ROI purposes and then tell you how Intersect can do that for you; for free.

5 Takeaways from Hobsons Summer Institute 2019: Match & Fit Edition

Last month, more than 1,000 educators descended upon beautiful Marco Island, Florida, for the 2019 edition of Hobsons Summer Institute (HSI). Individuals’ goals for attending the conference were varied but were led by the opportunity to network with other professionals from across the country, learn best practices in expert-led sessions, and stay up to date on the latest education technology trends. Here are five of our big takeaways from the conference:

Launch of Education Podcast

Communication: The Key to Future Community College Success

5,114,013 students are enrolled in 2-year institutions across the United States in Spring 2019 according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The impact that community colleges are having on these students is note-worthy.

RepVisits: A Year in Review

The 2018-2019 school year was another year of growth for RepVisits. The number of high schools utilizing the tool grew by 27% to 3,600 schools and the number of appointments scheduled throughout the year grew 36%.

Hobsons Sponsors Scholarship for Deserving College Student

As a first-generation student of color, Angel Hammon didn’t have an easy path to college. Now, she’s helping others from similar backgrounds reach their higher education goals.