Whether you dread recruitment travel or love it, you need to make the most of the time you spend outside your office. Creating more opportunities to meet with students and introduce them to your institution will help make your travel more rewarding and productive.
The average number of times a student logs into Naviance is a stronger predictor of applying to college than a student's socioeconomic status, according to Journal of College Access study
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.
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.
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:
With comprehensive Naviance platform, high-achieving district looks to improve access for first-generation and underserved students
Cheshire Academy is a private college-preparatory school in New Haven, Connecticut. With fewer than 500 students enrolled, Cheshire Academy prides itself on its focus and dedication to student success in all aspects of life.
Lynn University began working with Hobsons five years ago as part of a new initiative to address increasing enrollment goals and find innovative ways to reach students. They knew it was important to get in front of students who are in Naviance researching college options.
Using ActiveMatch to promote the university within Naviance has given UCSB the opportunity to connect with many students who are potentially a good fit. “We’re able to pinpoint areas and individuals who can see themselves at UCSB,” said Cuca Acosta, Associate Director. In recent years, as the university has incorporated more in-state recruitment, Ms. Acosta noted, “We could reconnect with students in our own back yard. That was the hidden gem.”
Learn how schools and districts are starting early to prepare underserved students for a future built around their strengths and interests.
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