Hobsons Takes Naviance Mobile with Launch of iPhone App
College and Career Readiness Platform by Hobsons Allows Students to Manage
College Search Tasks from their Mobile Devices
ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile technology is
increasingly playing a critical role for students navigating the world of
college admissions. According to the 2012 E-Expectations Report published by
Noel-Levitz, 52 percent of college-bound students use their mobile devices
during the college search process. Today, Hobsons announced the launch of
Naviance Student, a free iPhone app that helps students organize tasks
associated with college search and enhance communication with school
counselors, teachers and families.
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"At Princeton City Schools, we believe technology levels the playing field for
our students. We are excited to use the Naviance Mobile app since most of our
students already use their mobile phones to access websites and social
communities. The app will address another opportunity for us to help our kids
with the college admission process," William Sprankles, 6-12 principal,
Princeton City Schools, Sharonville, Ohio.
Princeton City Schools was one of more than 20 schools using the app during a
year-long pilot program.
Naviance Student allows users to browse more than 4,200 college and university
profiles, as well as manage tasks and to-dos associated with the college
admissions process, such as application deadlines and planning college
Additionally, students are able to exchange messages with their school
counselors or schedule appointments to meet in-person to discuss their college
planning decisions. Students can also sync their tasks and other activity with
the web-based Naviance Family Connection portal so they'll have access to
their information wherever they go.
The app is now available to all Naviance Network members. Schools can learn
more about Naviance Student here. The app is now available in the iTunes
Appstore for students to download.
Hobsons helps educators, administrators, students, and families maximize
success through every stage of the learning lifecycle. Hobsons' personalized
learning, academic planning, post-secondary enrollment, and student support
solutions serve millions of students across more than 7,500 schools, colleges,
and universities worldwide.
Contact: Rachel DiCaro Metscher, +1-703-859-7391
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