For College Representatives: Understanding How Naviance Can Work for You
Presented by: Ann Kjorstad, Academy of Holy Angels, Mary Docken and Erika Cedergren, Hobsons MIDWest ACAC Conference 2012
Naviance Numbers Naviance started in 2001. Academy of Holy Angels has been a Naviance client since 2005 Currently, nearly 5,500 schools using Naviance in the United States and over 84 countries More than 300,000 educators and 4.5 million students utilize Naviance through their schools Top 5 Naviance Client States: California, New York, New Jersey, Texas, and Massachusetts
Naviance Numbers As of April 20, 2012 over 13 million documents have been submitted to colleges and universities via eDocs as compared to just over 7 million documents during this same period in 2011 Over 20% of high schools students in the US are using Naviance, in Minnesota over 63% of all high school students use Naviance
Se/ng at Academy of Holy Angels Enrollment: 705 87% attend four year colleges and 8% attend two year colleges 1st tier suburb, Catholic high school Counselor breakdown: 2 Academic/Personal Counselors 2 College and Career Counselors 1 Learning variations counselor
Family Connec;on College Search School Proﬁles—regular vs advanced Admission— Compare Me and Application history Financial Aid and Costs Majors Other tools (College search,College Maps, Career Search, Applying to colleges, Requesting Transcript, College visit schedule) Perspective from an admission representative
Family Connec;on for Sample Student What do students see when they ﬁrst log in?
College Tab Let’s look at a few college pages
Colleges I’m Thinking About Augustana, SD Drake, IA Marquette, WI MN State University, Mankato University of MN Twin Cities North Dakota State University
Extended College Proﬁle Student can link to application online or request info Campus Web Tour and photos School proﬁles and information from College Conﬁdential on selected sites.
All pages include valuable informa;on Contact information for Domestic and International admission oﬃces Link to website, list of overlap schools, school stats, graph and option to remove school from list Comparison between student and previous applicants from their high school Application history General information and scheduled visits
Let’s look at some pages Admissions Information Tab AHA Comparison Graph Compare Me Financial Aid Information Majors
College Search Several options for College Searches within the system SuperMatch College Search and Advanced College Search
College Match One of Ann’s favorite tools in the system Section on “Colleges Looking for Students Like You” Section shows students applying to each school on list are also most often applying to other colleges listed. Shows students a list of colleges that have accepted students like you.
College Maps Visual to show map of colleges that accepted our students Colleges where our students are attending Top 20 most popular colleges where our students applied
Reques;ng Transcripts We are a paper-‐free school for requesting transcripts. All students must request their transcripts through their Family Connection account. Very easy to do! Let’s request a transcript!
Colleges I’m Applying To Students can see the colleges they are applying to, the type of admission decision they are using, whether they used the Common App, the deadline, conﬁrm transcript and mid-‐year report submitted and the results of their applications.
Career Search As part of our sophomore curriculum, we have all students complete “Do What You Are” Survey in Family Connection. Let’s see the personality proﬁle and possible careers for Sample Student!
Tools within Career Search Students can learn more about prospective careers—overview of job, knowledge and skills needed, tasks and activities and average wages by state. Students can also select majors listed and see a list of every college in the United States with that major.
College Visit Schedule All of our college visits are scheduled within the Family Connection System. Students can see when schools are coming by looking at schedule online.
Contact Informa;on Erika Cedergren -‐-‐ firstname.lastname@example.org Mary Docken – email@example.com Ann Kjorstad-‐-‐ firstname.lastname@example.org Thank You!