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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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10 Things Every High School Counselor Should Tell Their Students About Transcripts [Infographic]

High school transcripts include lots of information. What does it all mean, and how do scholarship awards committees and college admissions officers use the data to make decisions? We asked one of the most engaged administrators in the Parchment network, Dr. Brett Morris, Executive Director for Enrollment Management at Eastern Kentucky University. When it comes … Keep Reading

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Supporting Our Community In Times of Need

Today, more than ever, it’s important to come together as a community, especially during times of natural disaster. The hurricanes in Texas and Florida caused wide-spread devastation. Many individuals and organizations took action to help those affected. The Parchment community was no exception. Our Parchment Wellness Committee, Kind.Heart.Ed, led the charge, creating a GoFundMe page … Keep Reading

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Digital Credentials Are the Key To Opportunity for Professionals

As professionals, each of us is looking to improve our careers and potentially make that next step. To do that, at one point or another we may need to seek additional learning or skills. Whether that’s a professional development course, a training program, or even going to trade or graduate school. Each one will result … Keep Reading

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Scholarship Winners Are Heading To Their Colleges Of Choice

Spring Valley High School in South Carolina was the winner of our Member Status Program for 2015-2016, winning a $10,000 scholarship. During our 2016 Parchment Connect: Carolinas we were so pleased to be able to provide the prize to the Spring Valley High School counselors in attendance (BIG check and all!). Over the course of … Keep Reading

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A Communication Guide To Promoting Digital Credentials

When diplomas and certificates are digital, they are a powerful tool for your students.  As an institution, you can help your graduates make the most of their education by making sure they know how to claim and use their digital credential.  In this post, we’ll cover some of the guidelines for how to really promote … Keep Reading

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Rewarding K12 Members With The Member Status Program

With thousands of high schools using Parchment to manage all of their records, there’s a range of engagement. With all of the challenges you face each day, it’s nice to get rewarded for the work you’re already doing! Parchment’s Member Status Program helps K12 administrators learn how to use Parchment better, and rewards them along … Keep Reading

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How To Share A Digital Diploma on LinkedIn

Adding your digital diploma, digital certificate, or digital badge to LinkedIn is a great way to share with your network your success!  You worked hard, so make sure you can put your academic credentials to work! Thanks to some simple integrations with LinkedIn, it’s really easy to share any digital credential you receive through Parchment … Keep Reading

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3 Things to Look for in an eTranscript Platform: Connection To The Community

For our final installment in our 3 part series on how to evaluate an eTranscript solution, we’ve got to get out of the office.  Having ease and convenience to do the job required of us is crucial. Being able to expand the services and offerings will make it easy to do more by being flexible … Keep Reading

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Announcing New CAS Destinations

We know sending to Centralized Application Services (CAS) is important to your learners. We’re excited to announce a relationship with four new CAS destinations. You’ll begin to see these destinations in the searchable destination list. Each CAS has special requirements for the information they need to accompany the records they receive. For example, they may … Keep Reading

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