Low-income and first-generation students in Los Angeles will soon have access to Naviance, thanks to the Youth Policy Institute (YPI), which is teaming up with Hobsons to help students discover their interests and strengths, understand the connection between academics and career paths, and create postsecondary education plans.
College planning can be stressful for students, families and counselors. Here are 10 tips for parents to keep in mind as you help students plan for life after high school.
Equal access to college and career readiness resources is critical for students pursuing a college education. For Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) in Maryland, high school counselors use Naviance by Hobsons to aid students in the college and scholarship application process.
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.
Student aspirations to enroll in college are very high - 93 percent of middle school students list college as a personal goal. However, only 44 percent of these students ultimately enroll in a post-secondary institution, according to the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC). Hobsons aims to help schools close the aspirations gap – the difference between what students aspire to achieve and what they actually accomplish.
The College Board made a big media splash earlier this week when they announced details behind the new SAT, which they plan to introduce in April of 2016.
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