What’s Trending in Education: March 27, 2017

Interested in what’s trending in education? Here are a few highlights from recent education news.

How Much Should Parents and Counselors Oversee Students’ College Applications?

Teachers and school counselors should pay close attention to the authentic college entrance materials their students are producing and respect them. And while parents have a critical role to play in helping their children explore colleges and find the best match for them, there are a few signs that they may be overdoing it or worrying too much about how the process is going.

The Importance of Building Counselor Connections

Erica White, the school counselor who founded RepVisits.com and now serves as a Product Manager at Hobsons, explains how building relationships with those on the other side of the desk helped her students enroll in colleges where they would thrive and reach their educational goals.

The 2017 Naviance Summer Institute Conference Tracks

Whether you are a first-time attendee or a Naviance Summer Institute veteran, the program for NSI 2017 promises something for everyone who is searching for ways to best serve their students and communities.

Three Reasons Why Hobsons Supports Collaboration on Both Sides of the Desk

School counselors and college admissions staff are both critical to supporting students looking to identify and enroll in best-fit colleges. When counselors and advisors on “both sides of the desk” can work together more easily and efficiently, students benefit from better information about colleges and higher quality college planning conversations. 

8 Myths That Close Doors on Elementary Students’ Futures

Here are just eight examples of myths that stop elementary students from pursuing their interests and achieving their goals.

The Urgent Need for College and Career Awareness in Elementary School

This executive briefing explores the topic of college and career awareness in early childhood. Studies cited in professional literature suggest that early childhood education asserts a strong influence upon educational and career goals.

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Three Good Reasons to Register for NSI This Week

While there is never a bad time to register for the Naviance Summer Institute, here are three really good reasons why you may want to sign up this week.

More Than Ready

One thing every person in education and every parent can agree on is that we want our students to be prepared when they graduate high school to thrive in college or a career, but some feel the system that measures that readiness is flawed. So, what do you do? Well, here's one idea.

What’s Trending in Education: March 6, 2017

Interested in what’s trending in education? Here are a few highlights from recent education news.


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