College Planning

Conference

ERDI Spring

Chicago, ILEducation Research & Development Institute Spring 2019

How Chicago Put Summer Melt on Ice Webinar

Join us for our on-demand webinar where CPS leaders share how they decreased the melt rate by 20%, leading to 1,000 more students enrolling in college.

Summer Melt Blog Post

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.

Conference

HSI 2019

Marco Island, FLHobsons Summer Institute 2019

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.

Naviance by Hobsons Selected to Support Arkansas Student Success Plans

ARLINGTON, Va. - April 10, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, announced today that the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) selected Naviance as one of the preferred providers to support students in planning for college and careers.

Starfish by Hobsons to Present at the 99th AACC Annual Convention

ARLINGTON, Va. - April 10, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Starfish will host a client panel at AACC’s 99th Annual Convention hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges at 4:00 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, April 13.

Blackhawk Technical College Selects Starfish by Hobsons as Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, Va. - April 9, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Blackhawk Technical College has chosen to partner with Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to provide flexible learning and impactful advising for all students.

Student in School Library

Lamar Institute of Technology: Creating a Culture of Shared Responsibility

Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) is a two-year career and technical education institution within the Texas State University System, serving over 7,300 students, around 52% of which are part-time and 52.3% who identify as a minority. LIT is dedicated to providing career and technical skills training that help transform lives and drive economic vitality in the surrounding communities.

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.

Using Data and Analytics to Identify High Impact Programs

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a historically black university located in eastern North Carolina. To support the university's goal of increasing student success on campus, specifically with first-year students and student-athletes, FSU implemented Starfish Solutions in 2015.

How to Make Your College Visit Schedule Go “Boom!”

One of the best ways for students to get a feel for a college is to meet with college representatives who take time to visit their high school. But for counselors, identifying colleges and scheduling those visits isn’t always easy. Two California high schools figured out how to streamline that process and increase the number of reps visiting their schools.