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Naviance College and Career Readiness Blog

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.

Preparing for Careers with ACT WorkKeys®

By Rob Spackey, Product Marketing Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Education Policy & Advocacy, Naviance Network, News & Events, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Test Prep

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In many schools across the United States, career education is broadening in scope and taking on new forms. While a college degree is still extremely valuable, some students are thinking of innovative ways to navigate to a career, starting in K-12 education. The effects are felt within and beyond traditional Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Hobsons Introduces Naviance Test Prep to Help Students Perform Their Best on Test Day

By Stephen M. Smith, President, Advising and Admissions, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, News & Events, Student Engagement, Test Prep

In response to customer feedback, we have developed Naviance Test Prep to deliver top content from leading publishers, a more engaging student experience, and in-depth institutional reporting. The new personalized learning platform uses a game-based approach to help students prepare for SAT and ACT. Plus, Naviance Test Prep now offers additional content for ACT Aspire and 18 Advanced Placement courses, helping you to expand your college and career readiness efforts.

Quick Guide to ACT Aspire™

By Nicole Howard, Content Development Specialist, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Marketplace, News & Events, Student Engagement, Test Prep

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In 2014, ACT introduced ACT Aspire™, the first digital, longitudinal assessment system that allows for tracking of student progress from elementary school to early high school. With more schools and districts adopting ACT Aspire™, it’s important to understand the test and what it means for students and educators.

Recent SAT Changes Emphasize Classroom Learning and Test Prep Equity

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

Filed under: News & Events, Test Prep

Changes to the SAT will make it easier for students to focus on learning the material they need to master, instead of needing to memorize “tips and tricks.” These changes raise the bar for test prep providers in terms of the value they’ll need to deliver to students and the programs they offer to schools and districts.

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