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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.

College Planning: When's Too Early to Begin?

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

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

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​First graders are preparing college wish lists. Fourth graders are taking campus tours. Recent news stories about college and career readiness programs in middle and even elementary schools have intensified the debate about how soon might be too soon to plan for life after high school. Parents ask all the time: When should my child start planning for college?

Create a Foundation for Success with Naviance for Elementary School

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

Filed under: News & Events, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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We’re committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to explore their interests, consider a wide range of options, and develop the skills they need to be successful in school and in life. That is why we've launched Naviance for Elementary School, a new digital exploration tool to help students in grades K-5 explore the connection between their interests and long-term academic and life goals.

National Volunteer Week: Spring into Service with Hobsons and x2VOL

By Diana Agnon, Director of Sales & Marketing, intelliVOL

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Marketplace, News & Events, Self-Discovery & Career Exploration, Student Engagement

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It’s National Volunteer Week in the United States and Canada, so a wide array of organizations are hosting special events to promote volunteerism and engage local residents. The goal is to raise awareness about needs in our communities and encourage volunteerism year-round.

Make Campus Visits Count: Introducing ActiveMatch Events in Naviance

By Emily Goebel, Communications Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Academic & College Planning, Naviance Network, News & Events

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​Even in the age of online discussions, virtual college tours, and electronic guidebooks, there is still no match for stepping foot in person on a college campus to evaluate whether a college is the right fit. For many students, a campus visit is critical to help them see that college could be a reality and to find the perfect campus environment for them.

Join Us for Naviance Summer Institute Pre-Conference Sessions

By Kyli Bechtold, Training Delivery Manager, Hobsons

Filed under: Naviance Network, Naviance Summer Institute

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Counselors, teachers, school and district administrators, and other K-12 educators will gather this July to attend the annual Naviance Summer Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. While the general conference will allow participants to gain new Naviance insights, one of the best ways to refresh your Naviance product knowledge or expand your student success strategies is to attend the pre-conference sessions.

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