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The Relationship Between Parchment and Naviance

One of the most common questions we hear from our K12 members is, “What is Parchment’s relationship with Naviance and Naviance eDocs?” In this blog we’re going to explain Parchment’s relationship. As you read this, the biggest take away for you to know is that Parchment and Naviance are different companies offering distinct services, and that … Keep Reading

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4 Crucial Deadlines for College-Bound High School Students in 2017

There comes a point in the academic career of every high school student where the focus switches from academic performance in the classroom, to looking ahead to the next stage. For many, that means college—but there’s a lot that goes into getting into the right school.  Make sure the learners you’re counseling hit these four … Keep Reading

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Registration Now Open for Parchment Connect National 2017

Join your peers from across the nation for Parchment Connect National 2017, our fifth annual user conference, will be held March 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This is the premier event for Parchment Members, focused on fostering community across the Parchment network, knowledge-sharing and discussion around the latest advancements in the rapidly evolving world of credential … Keep Reading

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Wake-Up Call: The Non-Traditional Students Aren’t the Ones You Think

History and common wisdom says that college students tend to come from a suburban upbringing, and head straight to university after high school. The data tells a very different story. A majority of today’s students—the traditional students—would have been considered non-traditional only a few years ago. They’re taking gap years, starting businesses and families, and … Keep Reading

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Jump Start Your Career and Impact the Future of Education with Parchment

Every startup has the audacious goal to try and build something from nothing.  At Parchment, we’re working from the ground up to change how the world values credentials, and we still find time to have fun.   “We’re a startup environment with a fun and engaging culture. We work hard and we play hard, as … Keep Reading

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Virginia eTranscript Initiative Achieves Milestone 100,000 Digital Document Transmissions in Two Years

“It’s like I won the transcript processing lottery,” commented Heather Corpora, a counselor at William Monroe High School, when she learned that she had processed the 100,000th eTranscript order for Virginia’s statewide initiative. We asked Corpora what it meant to “hit the jackpot” with Parchment. In May of 2014, the Commonwealth of Virginia selected Parchment … Keep Reading

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Turning Credentials Into Opportunities: A Vision for Parchment

To our school and university members, employees and partners, Parchment’s mission is to help turn credentials into opportunities, and we take this mission seriously. More than a slogan, it’s why most of us at Parchment joined the company and why so many schools, colleges and universities are members of the Parchment network.   We include … Keep Reading

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UPDATE: ITT Tech Student Credential Orders

Last month, we shared a blog post about how Parchment had begun taking what at the time were advanced credential orders for ITT Tech students.  Soon after, we began processing those orders as records became available and we are now pleased to report that as of Friday, October 14, the backlog of ITT Tech credential … Keep Reading

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How to Help Students Transfer From a Community College to a Four-Year Institution

Educational pathways are changing. Instead of jumping straight from high school to a four-year college, students are taking gap years or finding their way to a community college, making the leap to the bigger schools when they’re ready. And it’s not just a handful of students; it’s most students. According to a new nationwide study … Keep Reading

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How to Use Lifetime Learning to Climb the Ladder

Thanks to technology, it’s never been easier to adopt a lifelong learning habit. Some of us have one and don’t even know it. Consider the customer service rep who scours the Internet to find old manuals that hold the answers for customers who call in with difficult questions. Every piece of gathered data improves her … Keep Reading

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