Hobsons Announces Finalists for 2018 Education Advances Awards

ARLINGTON, VA - May 7, 2018 - Hobsons is pleased to announce that three K-12 districts and six higher education institutions have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Hobsons Education Advances Awards.

Hobsons Celebrates National Community College Month

ARLINGTON, VA, April 30, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, is proud to acknowledge the hard work of our nation’s community and technical colleges during National Community College Month.

Students Using Social Skills to Work in a Group

Collier County Superintendent Honored as 2017 Lavan Dukes District Leader of the Year

At a meeting of the State Board of Education, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart today named Collier County Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton the 2017 Lavan Dukes District Data Leader of the Year.

The Impact of Earning an Associate Degree Prior to Transfer on Bachelor’s Degree Completion

ARLINGTON, VA – March 12, 2018 – The American Council on Education’s (ACE) Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS), with support from Hobsons, the leader in education technology, today announced the release of a report that examines the impact of earning an associate degree prior to transfer on the probability of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Study Links Use of Naviance with Increased College Application Rates

ARLINGTON, VA. – March 8, 2018 -- A recent study by the Journal of College Access titled, “Increasing College Access through the Implementation of Naviance: An Exploratory Study,¹” found that using college and career planning platform Naviance by Hobsons is a stronger predictor of college application rates than other factors such as gender, academic achievement (GPA), or socioeconomic status.

The Pulse: Howard Bell on Starfish

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

Starfish Enterprise Platform Adds View into Community Data

A new capability in the company's Starfish Enterprise Success Platform will allow Starfish users to browse interventions from other colleges or universities, helping generate new ideas for their own student success efforts.

What Are My Chances? High Schoolers, Scattergrams And The College Admissions Process

Admissions scattergrams are tools used by college counselors to plot students’ relative chances of college acceptance based on GPA and test scores. Naviance, the popular college admissions software used by millions of high schoolers throughout the US, is the primary supplier of these tools. Though Naviance scattergrams are one of the most common tools that high school counselors use to help demystify the “what are my chances” part of the application process, they should be used mindfully. Here are a few important things to keep in mind in order to make the most of this tool:

Ann Arbor Public Schools Selects Naviance to Increase College and Career Readiness for All Students

ARLINGTON, VA – March 1, 2018 – Education technology leader Hobsons announced today that its Naviance platform has been selected by Ann Arbor Public Schools in Michigan to provide all students with greater access to college and career readiness tools

Hobsons Launches Community Intervention Sharing to Help HE Institutions Achieve 100% Goal Attainment

ARLINGTON, VA - February 21, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, today announced the release of its new Community Intervention Sharing feature within the Starfish Enterprise Success platform.

Counselors Rely on Software that helps with Career Planning

Several local high schools -- and even middle schools -- are taking advantage of a new digital career planning program that helps students map their future. Last month, the Pittsburgh Public School District was the latest to adopt Naviance, an electronic platform that helps students plan their lives beyond high school.

AASA, Hobsons Announce National Scholarship Competition

NASHVILLE, TENN. - FEBRUARY 16, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, today announced the Redefining Ready! National Scholarship 2018.

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