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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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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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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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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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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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Guide to Parchment’s Complete K12 Student Record Management System

As we go through our lives, we collect official records. One of our first sets of official records come out of our high school experience: transcripts, diplomas, letters of recommendation, IEPs, etc. Parchment has developed a platform that makes it easy for high school or district registrars and counselors to manage all of the official … Keep Reading

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