Youngstown State University Improves Course Completion Rates

Youngstown State University (YSU) needed a user-friendly online system with the ability for all stakeholders to access the same information in a central place. The system needed to complement their academic support procedures. YSU chose Starfish by Hobsons and it went live in 2012.

Welcome to the New

Welcome to the newly redesigned! It may seem odd to write about the launch of a corporate website, but this particular launch represents much more for Hobsons than a simple visual enhancement.

Visit the TeenLife LIVE Virtual Fair on Sunday, January 31

Hobsons’ partner TeenLife Media’s first Virtual “Preparing for College” Fair will be open from 12 to 6 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, January 31, 2016. It’s an online, one-stop experience featuring summer, gap, STEM, community service, wellness, and college-prep programs for college-bound students and is accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Hobsons Education Advances Awards: Meet the Judges [Part Three]

Meet the 2016 judges for the Hobsons Education Advances Admissions and Enrollment Award.

Harness Data to Improve Higher Ed Admissions and Match with Best-Fit Students

With the ever-changing higher education admissions and enrollment environment, how can higher ed institutions make better decisions and enroll more students with the best chance of success?

Avoiding the Pain Chain: Tips for Strategic Allocation of Student Recruitment and Marketing Budgets

As Hobsons admissions and advising consultants, we encourage institutions to increase their student engagement efforts by leveraging technology investments to communicate more personally. Learning more about your students and prospective students and engaging on a personal level will help strengthen your relationships with them.

The Higher Education Data Landscape

The importance of making data-driven decisions in higher education admissions and enrollment offices has never been greater. Join Brian Mikesell, Hobsons’ VP of Market Engagement and Dr. Jennifer Beyer-LeFever, Hobsons’ Admissions Product Manager to learn more about the evolution of higher education data and how Radius by Hobsons enables institutions to manage and use data make insightful admissions decisions.

Hobsons Education Advances Awards: Meet the Judges [Part One]

The 2016 Hobsons Education Advances Awards are now open for nominations. Hobsons product users are encouraged to submit an application nominating their own institution (or other institutions) for three awards in the categories of K-12 College and Career Readiness, College Admissions and Enrollment, and Higher Ed Student Success and Advising.

New Guidance for Graduate Schools on Holistic Admissions

Holistic review, also known as whole-file or comprehensive review, refers to admissions processes that consider a broad range of characteristics, including noncognitive and personal attributes, when reviewing applications.

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