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Learn about best practices from Naviance users, read customer success stories, and discover new ways to extend the reach of your college and career readiness efforts from a wide-variety of third-party experts.

Want students to be ready for college and the workforce? Give them hope.

By Dan Obregon, Vice President, Marketing & User Experience, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Education Policy & Advocacy

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As educators around the country prepare for “back to school,” the national dialogue will once again turn to college and career readiness. With elections coming up in the fall, federal education policy will be a hot topic, so it's time to get serious about how proposed changes will affect students' futures.

Helping Students Get Off the “Floor”

By Dan Obregon, Vice President, Marketing & User Experience, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Education Policy & Advocacy, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

As high school graduation season approaches, it’s time to celebrate our students’ success. But while high school completion is an important milestone, we know it’s just the beginning when it comes to preparing students for the 21st century workforce.

#ThankATeacher

By Dan Obregon, Vice President, Marketing & User Experience, Hobsons

Filed under: Education Policy & Advocacy

As we look forward to celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week in the United States next week, Dan Obregon, Vice President of Marketing & User Experience at Hobsons, recalls his most influential teachers.

Houston Independent School District Jumpstarts Career Planning with Naviance and Career Key

By Emily Goebel, Online Community Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Education Policy & Advocacy, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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​With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards and other college and career readiness initiatives in recent years, states are trying to determine how to best support all students as they develop the skills to complete high school and plan for their futures, whether that means entering college or the workforce.

Three Key Themes from the White House Convening on College and Career Readiness

By Kim Oppelt, Community Relations Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Education Policy & Advocacy, News & Events

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Recently, Hobsons joined educators from across the country at the White House Convening on College and Career Readiness at San Diego State University. During this two-day gathering, participants heard from leaders in the field of college counseling, counselor education, and government relations. The conversations at the convening were endless, but several themes emerged throughout.

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