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Earth Day: Silly Things That Are Still on Paper

That Earth Day is now in its 46th year and celebrated in an estimated 193 countries speaks to the progress we’ve already made in preserving the planet.1 Not only do we recycle more often and invest huge sums of money in sustainable energy, but there’s also a more targeted discussion about the risks of climate … Keep Reading

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Diploma 2020: How Digital Technology Will Make Your Most Valuable Credential Even More Useful

Surely you remember the day you got your high school diploma? How about the day you graduated from college? The joy of marking these milestones tends to stay with us for decades. And yet for all their intrinsic value — the feelings of accomplishment, the camaraderie of graduating with friends — diplomas also have practical … Keep Reading

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The Evolution of Education Credentials

Salary.com recently asked 1,500 people about the cost of higher education. Only 61 percent said it’s a good value while 35 percent specifically said that college isn’t worth the expense.1 Another 43 percent said a college degree isn’t necessary to succeed in life.2 Out of School, Not Yet Into the Workforce Recent experience may be … Keep Reading

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Three Reasons Students Want Your School to Go Digital

For high school and college administrators, transcripts are a measurement of output; a sort of receipt of learning services rendered. Students aren’t so transactional. For them, transcripts are the first professional documents they’ll need for a lifetime in and around the workforce. Here are three ways students are using transcripts today, and why easy access … Keep Reading

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The End of the Paper Chase: 3 Institutions That Turned the Registrar’s Office Into a Revenue Generator

At Parchment, we’re betting 2016 is the year of the eTranscript. Why? How does cutting costs and streamlining efficiency sound? That’s the kind of success hundreds of universities across the country are finding when they shake off antiquated traditions and go digital with eTranscripts. And the proof is in the pudding: a recent study found … Keep Reading

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Faster Financial Aid: 3 Ways to Ensure a Smoother Application Process for Students

For the millions of American families banking on financial aid to send kids to college, applying for funds early can mean the difference between getting a hefty payout — or getting nothing at all. In the age of tech, high school counselors and registrars in school districts and institutions across the country have a unique … Keep Reading

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