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Naviance
The Online Tool That Helps – and Hinders? – College Applicants
Students who use Naviance are more likely to be accepted where they apply—but may be deterred from reaching for highly selective schools.
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Township High School District 214: Aligning Curriculum to Career Pathways for Successful Transitions
Since integrating career pathways into the academic lives of students at District 214, the district more than tripled the number of students who earned dual credit in a career pathway course improving from 12% in 2013 to 40% for the class of 2018.
White Paper
Naviance
Insights In Action: Turning Data Into Outcomes
Schools and districts are constantly evaluating and re-evaluating data within their systems. But numbers alone do not create change. Institutions need to dig deeper to find the insights within data in order to create meaningful outcomes. This white paper provides three ways educators can use data insights to create meaningful outcomes for their students.
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Changing College Choices with Personalized Information at Scale: Evidence on Naviance
Choosing whether and where to apply to college is a complex and important choice which many students and families struggle to navigate. Naviance is an important tool for helping students, families and school counselors with these choices.
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Naviance Wields Much ‘Power and Influence’ in College Admissions, Harvard Researcher Finds
For decades, the college-admissions process has been shrouded in mystery. But these days, big data, and a popular college planning tool, are taking much of the guesswork out of applying to college.
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Review of Student Interventions Targeting Low Ongoing GPA
This article examines the peer-reviewed literature on academic probation interventions with college and university students in the United States.
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Chicago Public Schools: Focusing on Transitions to Improve Postsecondary Outcomes
Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States. Through the use of Naviance and by focusing on transitions, the district has achieved a college enrollment rate of 68%, a 13% increase in just two years, and a 36% increase since 2006.
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Starfish
Holistic Degree Planning & Advising for Student Retention and Completion
Starfish by Hobsons is the proud winner of CCA’s 2018 Seal of Approval, Technology Trailblazer awards in Choice and Time. Starfish by Hobsons received Technology Trailblazer awards in the CCA categories of Choice and Time for assisting students in making informed choices and decreasing the time it takes to graduate.
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How Penn State Used Starfish to Up Their Student Success Game
With 24 campuses, 100,000 students, and 17,000 faculty and staff , the sheer scale of PSU is striking. 275 baccalaureate degree programs are offered to some 80,000 undergraduate students. As a core principle, Penn State allows and encourages student movement, both from campus to campus and from major to major.

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