NACAC 2015: Making a Difference

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This year was the first opportunity I’ve had to attend NACAC.  As a Parchment product manager who is lucky enough to spend a lot of his time working with K12 school administrators and staff, heading to this conference in Indianapolis was a very exciting prospect! Every day, I work to translate the feedback from our […]

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A Spiffy New Look for

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Today we are very excited to unveil our new homepage and website styling for!  There are several informational pages that address how Parchment allows students to order transcripts, manage their credentials, and use the College Admission Tools.  For our schools and universities that use Parchment, the same access to the detailed product pages are […]

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Parchment Heads to the Big Apple for the NY Times Schools for Tomorrow Conference


Stories abound in the news today with one large, lingering question, “Is a college degree really worth the investment?” This question will hopefully be answered on Tuesday, September 9 at the New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference.  In its fourth year, this invitation-only conference brings together university presidents and provosts, foundations and research organizations, […]

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Bracketology: Parchment Reveals 4th Annual Student Choice College Rankings for 2015

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(click to enlarge) The NCAA has March Madness. Parchment has Student Choice College Rankings. The common denominator? Ranking colleges! The 2015 Parchment Student Choice College rankings reveal that for the second year in a row, Stanford, MIT, and Harvard start as the top three colleges selected by students, respectively. Hold your applause because the real […]

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Ball State University: One Admission Office’s Path to Paperless


Today, many colleges and universities are on their way to a paperless campus. More and more admissions offices are looking to eTranscripts to help save time, money, and sanity. When Associate Director of Admissions Brad Hostetler started at Ball State University, he was “floored at how paper intensive we were.” With application documents coming in […]

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2014 AACRAO Transcript Survey Results are Out!

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In 1997 SPEEDE released a visionary white paper about the impact electronic data interchange (EDI) could have on the efficiencies and costs associated with student record exchange.  Now, 17 years later, AACRAO, NACUBO and Parchment have teamed up to update this study and see how far electronic student record data exchange has come. Read the […]

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Credentials Unleashed

The following is the latest edition of the ‘Credential News Unleashed’ newsletter containing relevant articles to help you stay current on our market. There’s a lot happening in the Education Technology / Credential Innovation space. It’s exciting to watch it all unfold! Admissions & Transfers Deluged by more applications than ever, the most selective colleges […]

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Parchment College Ambassador Scholarship Program Awards Five Seniors

Andrew Lang Nicole Phillips Nicholas Clark-Archibald Keisha Sanders William Steward     Saving money for college can be overwhelming. Parchment is committed to simplifying the college application process through the delivery of digital credentials –transcripts and letters of recommendation – and has recently introduced the Parchment College Ambassador (PCA) Scholarship Program. Selected by high school […]

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Rest Assured, Parchment NOT affected by new OpenSSL vulnerability


On Thursday, June 5 an internet-wide vulnerability in OpenSSL was announced. The issue has been widely covered by media including The New York Times and PC World. Parchment takes security very seriously. Every Member. Every Student. Every Transcript. Every Minute. You expect us to exhaust ourselves to ensure our practices represent the highest standard in […]

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