Individual Learning Plans Help Students Prepare for College and Careers

ILPs, personalized plans developed collaboratively by students and school personnel, set goals that help students focus on their academic and career futures and keep them on track.

California College Readiness Block Grants

California will increase the focus on college and career readiness at select high schools this fall. Beginning in October, the state’s Department of Education will release $200 million through its K–12 College Readiness Block Grant to prepare California disadvantaged high school students to meet admission requirements for California public universities. These grants aim to increase college attendance of underserved California high school students while providing administrators, counselors, and teachers with strategies for improving course completion rates, college readiness, and college-going rates.

What’s Happening at NACAC 2016

We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) annual conference this year in Columbus, Ohio. Product experts and account managers will be on hand to answer your questions in the exhibit hall. We hope you will join us for breakout sessions throughout the week.

Hear the Hobsons Panel Speak at NCAN 2016

First-generation students comprise over one-third of the incoming freshman class at colleges nationwide. But what are we doing to help them succeed? Hobsons’ President of Advising and Admissions, Stephen Smith, will be discussing this topic at the upcoming National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference in Detroit, Michigan. Our panel will feature leaders from College Possible, The College Board, Jack Cooke Kent Foundation, and Bottom Line. Participants will explore tried-and-true examples of how organizations throughout the country are assisting students with college exploration, college applications, and college choice along with succeeding in college once they enroll.

Dual Credit: A Strategy for Accelerating Educational Readiness, Progress, and Completion

Dual credit programs are academic programs where students complete courses in high school and receive college credit.

Dual Credit Programs: A Strategy for Accelerating Educational Readiness, Progress, and Completion

Dual credit programs are academic programs where students complete courses in high school and receive college credit. They have been part of the educational landscape in the United States for more than 60 years.

How a Teacher Can Change a Life

Teachers juggle a lot. Besides their work in the classroom, they grade projects and papers, prepare lesson plans, and support students inside and outside of school. Although all of these efforts are important, how they handle these can affect how students view education.

Extra Credit: The Power of a Mentor

A powerful story, featuring Arel Moodie, that will remind all the educators out there why they do what they do.

Extra Credit: Why It Isn’t Only Teachers You Should Thank

Apple for the teacher? What about those who teach our kids in ways we don’t always see?


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