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5 Ways To Help College Students Find Good Jobs After Graduation

Most people attend two- or four-year colleges in order to find a good career. Unfortunately, many struggle to achieve this goal right after graduation. Research from Gallup shows that only 27 percent of graduates have a job ready and waiting for them. Meanwhile, more than one in five take seven months or longer to find a good … Keep Reading

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2 Simple Ways To Re-Engage Alumni

Alumni engagement is a task all colleges struggle with, and you’ve likely felt the strain yourself. You have a network of adults all connected through a single institution, but it’s difficult to get them involved. Struggle no longer – here are two simple ways to re-engage your alumni: 1. Invest in their success To most … Keep Reading

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Parchment Connect National 2018: Session List Announced

We are pleased to announce the session list for Parchment Connect National 2018! Our sixth annual user conference will be March 24-25 in Orlando, Florida and immediately precedes the AACRAO Annual Meeting. This year’s agenda is our most comprehensive and innovative yet. The conference will feature four unique session tracks including Parchment Send for Higher Education, … Keep Reading

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4 Best Practices for Basic Receive Members

If you are a Basic Receive Member, here are some tips and tricks to help you keep things running smoothly and efficiently. Receive. Route. Download. When receiving documents, first route by dragging to one of the destinations on the left, and then zip and download. The online status of the document changes to ‘Download confirmed’ … Keep Reading

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How To Turn A Field Trip With Ms. Frizzle Into A Credential

How amazing would it be to have had a teacher like Valerie Felicity Frizzle – aka Ms. Frizzle, aka The Frizz, from “The Magic School Bus?” The eccentric, intelligent educator is infamous for her wacky outfits and even wackier field trips, taking her students through space, circulatory systems, animal habitats and more. No doubt Ms. … Keep Reading

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Parchment Connect National Pre-Conference FERPA Overview and Training Workshops

Parchment Connect National is the best way to meet with your peers from across the country to get inspired and up to speed on the latest trends in credential innovation. Before the new ideas get flowing, brush up on the basics during pre-conference sessions with a FERPA overview and an in-depth training workshop. First, join … Keep Reading

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Dual Enrollment vs. AP Credits: Which Is Better For Your Learners?

The conversation surrounding college prep, dual enrollment, and AP coursework is heating up nationally.  You know that Advanced Placement courses and dual enrollment at community colleges can both give students the boost they need to succeed at a four-year university and beyond. But, when a student comes to ask you which is better, do you know what … Keep Reading

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How To Successfully Foster Employee Engagement And Retention

If you’re not aware of the employee engagement crisis facing the nation, it’s time to start paying attention. According to research from Gallup, only 31 percent of employees in the U.S. and Canada say they’re very much invested in their jobs and their employers. Granted, this figure is well above the worldwide average, which sits at 15 … Keep Reading

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Your 2018 Digital Strategy – Things To Consider

If you’re like most people, you probably can’t remember what the beginning of 2017 was like. So much happened last year, with 2018 already upon us bringing a “Bomb Cyclone” across the nation. As schools and businesses put the final touches on their digital strategies for the next 12 months, let’s take some time to look at … Keep Reading

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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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