Youth Policy Institute & Hobsons Partner to Support Low-Income Students with College Planning

Low-income and first-generation students in Los Angeles will soon have access to Naviance, thanks to the Youth Policy Institute (YPI), which is teaming up with Hobsons to help students discover their interests and strengths, understand the connection between academics and career paths, and create postsecondary education plans.

Mentors Matter: Arel Moodie Tells How One Person Can Change a Life

Teetering on the edge of his apartment roof, high above the projects of Brooklyn, New York, Arel Moodie had a choice to make. And as he reflected on it later, he was convinced he’d made the wrong one: He had decided to live.

2015 iPASS Grant Winners Include Hobsons Clients Using Starfish, Radius, Connect

EDUCAUSE announced the results of its recent grant competition, Integrated Planning & Advising for Student Success (iPASS) in higher education, which awarded grants of up to $225,000 to 24 institutions from across the country, including many using Hobsons’ Starfish, Radius, and Connect.

Building a Little Library: How One Child Harnessed the Power of Persuasion to Mobilize Her Village

If you’re the parent of an elementary schooler, there’s a good chance you are hearing a lot about project-based learning this semester.

Imagining Their Future: Middle Schoolers Speak

When the Hobsons team visited Thomas Viaduct Middle School in Howard County, Maryland, we asked 11-14 year-olds what they are good at, what they are interested in, and where they might be headed one day, once they get their braces off and survive the rigor of high school.

Redefining Student Success, Holistic Admissions, and Latina Girls Code: Listen to Upgraded Episode 8

If you take away the honor roll, test scores, and athletic trophies, are there other ways to describe student success in high school and provide college admission offices with a more holistic view of their applicants?

College Readiness, Beyonce, and the Beer Goggles Effect: Wrapping up Season 1 of Upgraded by Hobsons

As 2016 draws to a close, we launch today the final episode in Season 1 of Upgraded by Hobsons, our free podcast accessible through iTunes. We invite you to join more than 1.7 million listeners who are tuning in to Upgraded. All nine episodes of the first season are now live.

Launch of Education Podcast

Hobsons Launches Education Podcast

Upgraded by Hobsons is a free podcast, accessible through iTunes, featuring stories and interviews with students, educators, and thought leaders exploring innovative topics in K-12 and higher education.

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week: Who’s the Teacher You’ll Never Forget?

We're celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and talking about teacher's we'll never forget.

Timely Texts, the Economics of Love, and Diversity on Campus

Today we air Episode 5 of Upgraded by Hobsons, a free monthly podcast accessible through iTunes, featuring stories and interviews with students and educators exploring innovative topics in K-12 and higher education. Join more than 1 million listeners who have made Upgraded one of the most popular education podcasts on the air.

High School Survival, Campus Tours, and Video Applications: Welcome to Upgraded by Hobsons

It’s back to school time, and today we launch Episode 6 of Upgraded by Hobsons, a free monthly podcast accessible through iTunes. More than 1.4 million listeners are tuning in to Upgraded. You can join them and listen the current episode here.


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