Intersect by Hobsons to Present at the 2018 NACAC National Conference

Analyzing the Evolving Admissions Landscape

ARLINGTON, VA - September 20, 2018 -  Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Intersect, will present next week at the 2018 NACAC National Conference, hosted by the National Association of College Admissions Counseling.

The National Association of College Admissions Counseling is an organization of nearly 16,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. The 3-day conference brings together more than 6,500 secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals to exchange ideas, hear from experts, and learn about the products and services that will enable them to accomplish their goals.

Amy Reitz, General Manager of Intersect, will present “Admissions is Advising” at 10:15 - 11:00 a.m. MDT on Saturday, Sept. 29 in the LEARN booth. The presentation will highlight how shifting demographics and an evolving admissions landscape have heightened the importance of admissions counselors. The presentation will feature a review of insights from the Naviance Class of 2018, as well as a discussion on related national trends. The audience will learn about how Intersect is championing a new admissions paradigm that puts students at the center while meeting enrollment goals.

Eric Secor, Director of Product Marketing for Intersect, will also present “On the Road Again: Insights from the 2017 Road Warrior Survey” at 2:15 - 2:45 p.m. MDT on Friday, Sept. 28. The presentation will provide insights on the results of Hobsons annual survey of college admission road warriors, and will discuss suggestions and feedback from admission personnel on ways to improve the college visit process for students, as well as admission and high school counselors.

“Intersect is proud to attend NACAC to connect with so many high school and higher education counselors,” said Amy Reitz, General Manager of Intersect. “We are eager to share the insights and trends we have seen throughout the admissions and advising industry in the past year in order to help our client community make the most out of their admissions initiatives.”

Intersect by Hobsons connects with Naviance, the world’s most widely-adopted college and career readiness platform used by 10 million students nationwide, to enable colleges and universities to better identify and connect with high school students actively engaged in the college search process. Intersect also makes it easier to collaborate and create connections with high school counselors to support a successful student journey.


About Hobsons

A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students.


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