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3 New Year’s Eve Resolutions For Registrars’ Offices

2017 is quickly coming to a close, and 2018 preparations are well under way. As your office gets ready for a new semester and a new year, it’s good to set some concrete rules for how you’ll operate going forward. We always make New Year’s resolutions to improve our personal lives, so why not our … Keep Reading

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Accio Transcripts: Magic Isn’t Better Than Digital Credentials

Everyone who’s read or watched the “Harry Potter” series asks the same question: Why, in a world where magic is real, do witches and wizards still rely on paper and quills? If people can shape-shift into cats, shouldn’t they be able to draft any document out of thin air? Why does Hogwarts seem determined to stay … Keep Reading

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Get Inspired at Parchment Connect National, Then Get to Work

With hundreds of Parchment members from across the country attending Parchment’s user conference, Parchment Connect National, there are many opportunities to get inspired and learn how to make your dreams a reality. This isn’t just something we say. It is actually happening! As in the case of Loma Linda University.  Their VP for Enrollment Management … Keep Reading

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3 Myths About Cover Letter Writing to Tell Your Graduating Seniors

Today’s graduating college students face an employment landscape unlike that of any generation before them. Not only are businesses more international than ever – increasing the number of applicants competing for a single position – but modern ideas like working remotely, contingent/freelance staff and an emphasis on soft skills have altered what companies look for … Keep Reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Credential Engine Application Showcase

Credential Engine is powering the credentialing marketplace forward through the use of its unique common credentialing language and a web-based Credential Registry that collects and connects critical credentialing information in a clear and comparable format. Through these tools, Credential Engine is making the vast and complex landscape of credentials more user-friendly. View the recording here.

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Faster, Easier Diploma Replacement at Emory University with Parchment

University Registrar’s Offices are notoriously busy and always looking for ways to increase efficiency—like taking replacement diploma ordering online. That’s why Emory University partnered with Parchment to simplify the process. Today, graduates can reorder lost or destroyed diplomas on the school’s online transcript ordering portal, and track order status as well. As a result, the … Keep Reading

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3 Simple Steps to End the Year for Parchment Receive Members

Fall semester is winding down, which means it’s a good time to reflect and reorganize. So that you are all set to enjoy the holiday season and start fresh next semester, we wanted to share three simple steps to help you end the year on a good note. Get your year-end Parchment Receive report Just … Keep Reading

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College Application Deadlines Are Here

While the retail world is anticipating Black Friday, here in the EdTech world we are anticipating the two biggest days for admissions applications – November 1 and November 15. While it may not have a fancy name yet (did someone say #NameChallenge), we know the excitement level for students, parents, and your staff is just … Keep Reading

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Online Learning 20 Years Later: Five Observations

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Educom NLII Instructional Management Systems (IMS) retreat in March 1997 at Sonoma State University, and the founding of Blackboard LLC in June 1997, Blackboard co-founder and Parchment CEO Matthew Pittinsky shares five observations about the state of eLearning 20 years later.  In an earlier blog (Part 1), Matthew … Keep Reading

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Sending and Receiving with The Coalition App in Three Easy Steps

The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success is going into their second year and the number of colleges participating has grown from 45 to 133 (with more to come!) As more and more of your students are applying to Coalition App schools, it’s so easy to send and receive transcripts using Parchment. Here are the … Keep Reading

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