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Naviance Family Connection
Naviance Family Connection is a web-based service designed especially for students and parents. Naviance Family Connection is a comprehensive website that you can use to help in making decisions about colleges, scholarships and careers. Naviance Family Connection is linked with Counselor’s Office, a service that is used to track and analyze data about college and career plans. It provides up-to-date information that is specific to your school.
Naviance Family Connection will allow students and parents to:
- Get Involved in the Planning and Advising Process – Order transcripts; Build a résumé, complete on-line surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers;
- Research Careers – Naviance Family Connection offers the “Career Interest Profiler” as an on-line career interest assessment for students based on Holland’s interest codes. The “Do What You Are” feature begins with a personality inventory and concludes with a report describing the student’s personality type, potential
careers, and related majors. The results link students directly to detailed career profiles, which include educational requirements, salary data, and in some cases even multimedia presentations. Students may also link directly to the college database to find colleges that offer an educational path to each career;
- Take a Learning Style Inventory – The innovative Learning Style Inventory gives important insights about
how students learn in order to help each student achieve maximum potential. The tool assesses the following dimensions that affect a students’ learning: Immediate environment; Emotionality; Sociological needs; and Physical needs;
- Research Colleges – Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics to actual historical data
from our school for students who have applied and been admitted in the past;
- Sign Up for College Visits – Find out which colleges are visiting our school and sign up to attend those
- Apply for Scholarships – Check the most up-to-date list of scholarships that are on the local, state and
national level; and
- Study for SAT/ACT using Method Test Prep – An online course that will help you build your math, reading, writing, and SAT/ACT test prep skills. Through your school’s Naviance Family Connection site,
you will be able to complete the course and track all of the work you complete. Method Test Prep uses proven strategies that are clear and easy to understand for any type of learner and students have seen measurable progress using the course.
Naviance Family Connection also lets us share information with you about meetings and events, local scholarship opportunities, and other web resources for college and career information.
You can also use the site to send your counselor an e-mail message.