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Illinois Learners Expand Reach, Broaden Horizons with Renewal of Parchment eTranscript Service

Helping to make college accessible and affordable for students statewide. That’s the mission of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC). And the organization has been very busy doing just that since 1957.  One of their more recent initiatives? Going digital with student transcripts, achieved by partnering with Parchment in 2011. Now, based on the success … Keep Reading

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Elon University’s Experiential Transcript — What the Future Looks Like

For more than 20 years, North Carolina’s Elon University has offered some form of experiential transcript that documents how students engage outside of the classroom. But it wasn’t until 2014 that Elon combined this record with the academic transcript. Students and prospective employers alike are delighted by the change. “[Employers] really liked the idea of … Keep Reading

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Five International Facts About Parchment

Today, at the fifth annual meeting of the Groningen Declaration Network in Cape Town South Africa, Parchment announced its partnership with China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center (CHESICC), an authoritative institution directly under the Chinese Ministry of Education. South Africa? China? Didn’t know that Parchment was international, did you? Let’s take a look … Keep Reading

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The Digital Evolution of Education

Education enthusiasts, have you ever wondered what our nation’s founding fathers would think if they were to visit a college campus today? How did we get from the first distance education course in 1840 to three-dimensional online learning in 2015? At Parchment, we were curious how education has evolved digitally so we decided to dig in. Our … 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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