Confessions of an Admissions Veteran: What Families Need to Know

Here are some tips for how to make sense of the college admissions process.

You’ve Joined the Hobsons Counselor Community – Now What?

Can you name every high school and school counselor in your territory? Aside from the day that you visit a school, do you know what’s happening on those campuses throughout the year? When you need more information about a school to evaluate an applicant, or when a counselor needs information to better assess whether a student would be a good fit for your college, is it easy to engage with your colleagues on the other side of the desk? These are some of the questions we wanted to address by creating the Hobsons Counselor Community.

eDocs Update: Going Strong this Application Season

We have had a strong application season so far, and Naviance eDocs has been keeping up with high demand.

Re-thinking Search for College Recruitment

The fall recruitment season is already in full swing, and many admissions offices are busy building their inquiry pools for students entering in fall 2018 and beyond. Some of you are gearing up for a Senior Search purchase of 100,000 names more. Others are planning for Search purchases of sophomores and juniors from ACT, College Board, NRCCUA, and other vendors that will top 200,000 names.

November 1st. Early Decision. Application Deadlines.

If you woke up November 1st feeling somewhat exhausted, there’s good reason. With the November 1st Early Decision/Early Action deadlines looming, schools using Naviance eDocs were extra busy on October 31st.

NACAC 2014: A Passion for Student Success

K-12 Director of Product Marketing Su Hallenbeck reflects on her experience with the dedicated high school staff attending NACAC each year.

Anxiety for Admissions Leaders – and Some Light at the End of the Tunnel

College admissions may be a cyclical profession, but it’s never a boring one. There is a certain comfort in the progression of the recruitment cycle – fall’s campus events and college fairs, winter’s focus on and admission decisions, and the weeks of individual outreach and campus events each spring to obtain the best yield and meet enrollment goals.

How To Match Your Common App and Naviance Accounts

View the 5 step process for matching your Common App and Naviance Family Connection accounts.

What’s New with Naviance eDocs for the 2014-2015 Application Season?

For the 2014-2015 application season, Naviance eDocs has a simpler and more intuitive experience from end-to-end. Take a few minutes to watch this video and see what’s new for this year.

Three Things Higher Education Professionals Need to Know About “Re-Gen” Students

Just when you thought your communication plans were perfect, it may be time to rethink if your messages will still resonate with this upcoming student population.