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SuperMatch & RepVisits Product Updates (Higher Ed)

Register for our“SuperMatch & RepVisits Product Updates” webinar to learn about recent enhancements made to RepVisits and new Intersect tools that are now integrated with SuperMatch!

Build Your Class Webinar Series Part 2: Best Connections

Our connections are with Naviance students demonstrating interest and applying and enrolling at extraordinary rates. Check out this 15-minute webinar on the value of best-connections and high value prospective student inquiries.

Visit More Best-Fit Students: Building Connections through Events

Bringing students to campus is a crucial part of the admissions process. Learn how you can show your institution to more best-fit students and enhance your prospective student connections in this 15 minute webinar! Join us on June 28th at 2:30 pm EDT!

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Best Practice Ideas to Make the Most of Your ActiveMatch Connections

We’ve talked to a number of Naviance ActiveMatch customers who said they weren’t doing anything special with the students who opt-in to connecting with their institutions. In some cases, they don’t even import the names of students who have connected with them via ActiveMatch, because “the student is already in our inquiry database.”

Connecting the Dots

As almost everyone involved in the college application process knows, a CEEB code (short for College Entrance Examination Board) is a unique code assigned to high schools and colleges to ensure that test scores, transcripts and other application documents are submitted to the right institutions. A CEEB code identifies the institution the student comes from as well as where they are going.

Results from the 2016 Admissions “Road Warriors” Survey

The unsung heroes of the fall have to be the admissions staff members who are up before dawn to drive to their first high school of the day, and who then proceed to visit three or four more high schools before heading to an evening college fair…five days a week. If that sounds like you, you’ll want to read our report – To Lunch or Not to Lunch – based on Hobsons’ 2016 Road Warriors Survey.

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Wartburg College: Focus on Finding Best-Fit Students

Learn how Wartburg College used ActiveMatch to identify targets for travel and attract students who are a good academic match and fit.

University of Tampa: Increasing Institutional Awareness Through High School Visits

Learn how the University of Tampa doubled their presence at school visits and college fairs through RepVisits.

Lynn University Increases Awareness and Connections to Right Fit Students

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.

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2017 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Admissions Directors

Hobsons is pleased to once again be a sponsor for the Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university admissions leaders. In this survey report, released in September of 2017, admissions leaders noted a number of concerns. Download the report to see what your colleagues in admissions across the U.S. have identified as trends to watch in 2017-2018.

First-Source Focus: Why It Won’t Help You Move the Needle on Enrollment

There are multiple models that can be used to evaluate the usefulness of different sources for prospective students. The traditional focus for most admissions operations has been on First Touch or Last Touch. Today, thanks to the power of new technology, innovative admissions offices are also able to evaluate Multi-Touch measures as students progress through the admissions funnel.

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Intersect by Hobsons Celebrates a Record Year for College Access via RepVisits

PALM DESERT, CA - July 18, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Intersect, is pleased to announce that a record number of higher education and high school users have utilized RepVisits throughout the 2017-18 school year. This year alone, over 11,000 higher education users and almost 3,000 high schools utilized RepVisits to facilitate more college admission counselor visits to provide important information to their students.

Hobsons Announces Education Advances Award Winners at HSI 2018

PALM DESERT, CA - July 18, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, is pleased to announce the 2018 Education Advances winners. One K-12 district and two higher education institutions were named the 2018 Education Advances winners in a ceremony today at Hobsons Summer Institute 2018. The winners were selected by a panel of independent judges and represent leaders in the education space.

Over 1.2 Million Best-Fit Connections Facilitated by Intersect in 2017-18 School Year

PALM DESERT, CA - July 17, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Intersect, is pleased to announce that since Intersect’s inception in 2017, Intersect has helped around 800 higher education institutions across the country find their best-fit incoming class. Simultaneously, Intersect solutions are helping over 1.6 million high school seniors annually find their best-fit post-secondary institution.

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How High School Counselors Can Prepare Now for Next Year

"Setting up and using RepVisits, a self-sufficient, automated scheduling system for college representatives to schedule visits, can alleviate some of the consuming back-and-forth communication that normally occurs in the fall."

Thrive Global Feature: 5 Leadership Lessons with Kate Cassino

Hobsons' CEO Kate Cassino recently shared her 5 Leadership Lessons with Thrive Global. See how Kate's leadership expertise has further positioned Hobsons as the leading education technology company.

Hobsons Intersect Connects High School Counselors with College Admissions

"The Hobsons Counselor Community allows our university to have a conversation with one of the most important influencers in the college search: the high school counselor. Just like with a prospective student, having an ongoing dialogue about our university with the school counseling staff allows them to get a more complete picture about what we have to offer and more importantly, allows the high school counselors to form a clearer picture about which students at their school would be a good fit at our university," noted Michael Brown, director of admission for Heidelberg University in Ohio.