What You Need to Know about Getting More Minorities into College

In the U.S., the idea of attracting people to college is based on the belief that together, as a country, the citizens will succeed, says Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The goal in higher education is the same, “to help people dream about their possibilities and reach those dreams.”

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.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Strategy for Student Success

Student retention efforts within higher education institutions are often stunted because of a lack of engagement between students and institution staff.

Getting Over the Mountain

Location, location, location. We all know it matters when making investments in housing. But what about location’s effect on education? If a student lives in a more affluent neighborhood, he or she may receive a better-quality education. Disparities from one neighborhood to another can range from differences in course offerings, funding, and the number of highly skilled teachers. Neighborhoods with lower income residents can have a difficult time attracting highly skilled teachers.

5 Ways to Help Your Kid With the New SAT—Without Driving Both of You Crazy

For many parents and caregivers, helping their high schoolers prepare for standardized tests can be overwhelming. And for students taking the SAT this fall, the test will look a bit different than it did last year.

Girls Take Over on International Day of the Girl

The work Hobsons does on the behalf of Plan International is vital. Plan International works to improve girls’ access to education and to ensure that girls are less likely to leave school before completing their studies. It aims to ensure that every girl completes at least nine years of quality education.

The Digital Divide: How EveryoneOn is Helping to Connect Students and Families to the Internet

During high school, Darriale Bradley and her family spent many nights sitting in the parking lot of fast food restaurants in Macon, Georgia, not for the food, but for the Wi-Fi. With no home Internet connection, it was the only way Darriale, now a college junior, could do her online homework.

What’s Happening at NACADA 2016

Hobsons is at the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) 40th annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Supporting higher education academic advising that enhances student success, NACADA ATL: Advising to Learn conference has more than 3,000 advising professionals attending the conference this year.

Getting More Minorities into College, and the Link Between What You Study and What You Can Earn

Today we launch Episode 7 of Upgraded by Hobsons, a free monthly podcast accessible through iTunes.

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