College & Career Readiness (K-12)
Match & Fit / Admissions
Student Success & Advising
Cheshire Academy is a private college-preparatory school in New Haven, Connecticut. With fewer than 500 students enrolled, Cheshire Academy prides itself on its focus and dedication to student success in all aspects of life.
Lynn University began working with Hobsons five years ago as part of a new initiative to address increasing enrollment goals and find innovative ways to reach students. They knew it was important to get in front of students who are in Naviance researching college options.
Using ActiveMatch to promote the university within Naviance has given UCSB the opportunity to connect with many students who are potentially a good fit. “We’re able to pinpoint areas and individuals who can see themselves at UCSB,” said Cuca Acosta, Associate Director. In recent years, as the university has incorporated more in-state recruitment, Ms. Acosta noted, “We could reconnect with students in our own back yard. That was the hidden gem.”
Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a high-achieving district in Michigan, with college enrollment rates of 79 percent (well above the national average of 69 percent) and four-year graduation rates of 89 percent (well above the state average of 82 percent).
Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is a Michigan district consisting of 17,300 students of diverse backgrounds and economic statuses. Although already a high-achieving district, AAPS Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift has committed to increasing achievement levels for all students, with special emphasis on underserved populations such as Hispanic/Latino and low-income students.
How many 9th graders that you know are already enrolled in a nursing program or are running a restaurant with paying customers? At Grand Prairie Independent School District (GPISD) a large district in the Dallas/Forth Worth area, nursing and hospitality are just two of the 29 pathways thats students can pursue, starting as early as middle school, with the goal of getting the knowledge and skills they'll need to succeed in the future.
“Hobsons allowed Boston University to cut through the noise and connect with thousands of academically talented students who we are confident will thrive at this University.” Kristin Ede, Senior Associate Director, BU Admissions Marketing & Communications
Hobsons recently surveyed 224 admissions counselors to get their perspective of life on the road. Road warriors from all over the country provided their insights on high school visits, lunch room visits, interactions with high school counselors and students, as well as travel habits throughout the season. Admissions professionals also provided advice for school counselors who host visits on their campus.
The Flagstaff Counseling Department uses the support of technology to continually evolve. For the past nine years, Flagstaff improved its college and career readiness culture by implementing Naviance.
Learn how Ramapo College of New Jersey achieved key student success goals using Starfish by Hobsons.
Helena College University of Montana is a public two-year college focused on providing access to lifelong educational opportunities. Central to its mission is enhancing student persistence by aligning student support programs and reducing barriers to access and success.
To retain students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) had to transform the advising culture. A committee of faculty, staff, and academic leaders chose the Starfish by Hobsons platform because of its early warning system and easy user interface.