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Make Parchment a Priority for Your Web and Marketing Teams

Here’s a fun exercise: Put yourself in the mindset of students who want to order their credentials: ie. transcripts and diplomas, online, possibly to send to college or an employer. Head to your school’s homepage, then navigate to the part of the site where you can order transcripts. Was it easy? If so, congratulations! Your … Keep Reading

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The Right to Student Records – Understanding FERPA & Dual-Enrollment Programs

Between Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (a law responsible for all of the updated privacy policy notifications you’ve gotten lately), data privacy has been all over the news these past few months. While the concept of privacy seems simple, it always turns out to be complicated, especially when it comes … Keep Reading

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When Considering Innovative Learning Strategies, Don’t Forget About Digital Credentials

People have tried to revolutionize the field of education for centuries. Even within the past decade, several entrepreneurs launched new education models with the idea of revitalizing the current school system, often using derivatives of Montessori methods to help students direct their own education. Many of these models lack the typical markers of normal schools – … Keep Reading

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Getting In 101 – The Importance of Community Service on College Acceptance

College admissions officers play an essential role in the future of students nationwide. They are the ultimate decision-makers on if a student gets that acceptance letter or rejection letter to their institution. For many universities, admissions officers have to get to know a student and ultimately stamp yes or no, by sifting through a file … Keep Reading

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We’re Less Than 1 Month from National College Decision Day; Are Your High School Students Prepared?

The waiting comes to an end on May 1: National College Decision Day. For most schools, this is the last day high school seniors can submit their initial payments in order to enroll in the upcoming fall semester. Are your students ready? We all hope so, but many may still be undecided, while others are fretting … Keep Reading

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Preparing K-12 Students For Future Opportunities

Theoretically, the available options for secondary school graduates are the same as they’ve ever been. Students have the choice of going to college or entering the workforce. In reality, however, the steps involved have become much more complicated. Businesses want more skilled workers, and schools want more robust students. Both institutions ask for proof that … Keep Reading

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