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, ...

 

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 over not getting into their dream schools. As offices everywhere start counting down the days, here’s how to help your students make their final decisions and help manage their emotions before the start of May.

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How Sharing Verified Credentials Helps Your Learners Compete For Jobs On Social Media

Social media is quickly becoming one of the top tools of choice for hiring managers looking to connect with job seekers.

According to a report from the Society of Human Resource Management, a whopping 84 percent of employers use websites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to find and attract candidates – up from a mere 56 percent in 2011. Another 9 percent plan to do so in the near future.

Social media is also used as a screening tool.

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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 incoming students and new hires can meet these demands. 

In the past, students provided paper transcripts to prove they were ready for work and college.

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[Infographic] Student Survey On Their Digital Diploma Experience

Digital credentials are the tools of the future, and Parchment is leading the way. Our online diplomas are delighting students and helping them find success – whether that’s getting the job of their dreams or heading to grad school.

Since 2003, Parchment has handled over 36 million requests from nearly 8.7 million learners looking to turn their credentials – diplomas, badges, certificates and more – into opportunities. Curious about their experience, we surveyed 1,000 students who received digital diplomas through Parchment last year.

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Here Comes The Sun – Final Transcript Season Webinar

It’s almost time for flip-flops and summer vacation. You’ve earned it! The last hurdle is getting all of those final transcripts processed. But this doesn’t have to be so daunting.

Whether you’re a school of 50 students or 5,000, we have a webinar planned to help you with all of the following end-of-year tasks:

  • Student Communication Best Practices
  • Showcasing the Parchment.com Student Ordering Experience
  • Uploading and Updating Final Transcripts
  • Matching and Processing Orders
  • Updating the Admins on Your Account
  • The Benefits of Your Custom OrderLink
  • And More!

Continue reading Here Comes The Sun – Final Transcript Season Webinar at Parchment.