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The Art of the Nudge: Optimizing Outreach for Maximum Impact

HSI 2018 Presentation from Loralyn Taylor, Director, Analytics for University Student Success Initiatives, Ohio University

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HSI 2018 Session: Blazing a Trail with Guided Pathways

HSI 2018 Presentation from Stephanie Curry, Faculty Grant Coordinator and Michelle Stricker, Student Success and Support Program Coordinator, Reedley College

SuperMatch & RepVisits Product Updates (Higher Ed)

Register for our“SuperMatch & RepVisits Product Updates” webinar to learn about recent enhancements made to RepVisits and new Intersect tools that are now integrated with SuperMatch!

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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.

Colleges – Tips for Maintaining Sanity During Spring Travel

More than 87% of the college admissions road warriors responding to our recent survey said they recruit both fall and spring, with almost one-quarter reporting that they spend more than 13 weeks on the road in recruitment travel each school year. According to my calendar, that means it’s almost time to hit the road again.

Bringing Student Success Together at Hobsons HQ

Recently, more than 55 student success professionals and Starfish partners gathered together at the Hobsons offices in Cincinnati, OH for a Student Success Summit. There were so many important takeaways from the event, but several key themes emerged that are helping us here at Starfish think about how we approach our work.

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Wartburg College: Focus on Finding Best-Fit Students

Learn how Wartburg College used ActiveMatch to identify targets for travel and attract students who are a good academic match and fit.

Carroll Community College: Increasing Retention When Faced with Declining Student Populations

Carroll Community College chose Starfish to be their partner in implementation and aid student success efforts.

University of Tampa: Increasing Institutional Awareness Through High School Visits

Learn how the University of Tampa doubled their presence at school visits and college fairs through RepVisits.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey and Starfish: Creating a Culture of Student Success

Ramapo’s use of Starfish has evolved from a student success office initiative and tool to an institution-wide student success strategy.

College, Career, and Life Readiness Framework Booklet

The CCLR Framework provides a blueprint to prepare middle and high school students for success after graduation. This practical tool set helps schools and districts of all sizes define, measure, and track success for their college, career and life readiness initiatives. The result is purposeful approach to CCLR that drives long-term student engagement and better outcomes.

Gartner Report: 2018 CIO Agenda - Higher Education Industry Insights

Higher education CIOs recognize that key organizational priorities are enrollment and student success, but fail to show innovation with regard to the top tech to differentiate and win.

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Hobsons Joins Community College Leaders at the ACE Convening on Community College Student Success

ARLINGTON, VA - July 31, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, yesterday attended the ACE Convening on Community College Student Success and Completion, hosted by the American Council on Education (ACE).

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Everett Community College Selects Starfish by Hobsons as Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, VA - July 26, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Everett Community College has selected the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform to support student success and retention initiatives on campus through meaningful communication and connection.

Starfish Analytics Increases Understanding of Student Barriers for Higher Education Leaders

PALM DESERT, CA - July 18, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announces a series of enhancements within Starfish Analytics that will enable higher education institution leadership to make decisions based on data in order to break down barriers to student achievement.

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Data Analytics and Student Advising: Creating a Culture Shift on Campus

Campus Technology asks Kalpana (Kal) Srinivas, the university's director for retention, in Academic Affairs, how Syracuse streamlined the process of advising across all schools and colleges, and why understanding campus culture was central to her team's change management strategy.

Vaughn College Faculty and Staff Enthusiastically Adopt Starfish

After one semester of integration of the Starfish retention module at Vaughn College, faculty and staff have expressed an appreciation for the tool in great numbers. The integrated technology platform helps students to succeed by facilitating engagement with an informed, connected campus community.

Breaking Down the True Cost of College and How to Make It Affordable

When people think about college costs, they tend to stop at tuition, but there are more costs — and more tools to help — than many realize.