We are proud to partner with practitioners supporting students to college graduation. In this blog series, you will hear from our partner organizations about their programs, best practices, and GradSnapp tips and tricks, along with inspiring work helping students reach college graduation. Lissette CaravantesSuccess CounselorGoddard Riverside Options Center Tell us about the Goddard Riverside Options […]
Free Resource: Improving Financial Literacy for College
For students who plan to pursue a college degree, the final years of high school can feel like information overload, from rigorous coursework to campus visits and test prep, requesting recommendation letters and managing application deadlines. When it comes to financial preparations for college, the conversation often begins and ends with one word – FAFSA. […]
Why aren’t more low-income students reaching college graduation?
We often hear inspiring stories about disadvantaged students who overcame all the odds to graduate from college and embark on a successful career. They lift up their families, their siblings who follow in their footsteps, their communities that begin building pathways out of poverty. A college degree can create a lifetime of new opportunity for […]
Free Resource: 12 Months to College Success
While every student has their own college experience, many are navigating common challenges along the way. This resource will help advisors identify key events and potential risk factors at a glance. It offers a quick preview of coming months that will help keep recurring activities top of mind. For college success advisors, these major events […]
Recommended Reads for College Success Advisors
For college success advisors, each new semester offers an opportunity for reflection. While supporting students day-to-day, it can be challenging to keep up with the constant changes in the higher education landscape or take a step back to consider new support strategies that may help your students along the college journey. Here are our recommended […]
Five students who might need extra support after freshman year
Heading into fall, we’re often focused on our first-time college students and helping them lay the foundation for success. No doubt, this support is critical – but many returning students also need help to keep on track towards college graduation. Here are five different types of returning college students who might need this additional support. […]
GradSnapp on the Go
With a powerful computer in the palm of your hand (or just a voice command away), it’s little wonder that Americans look at their phones nearly 50 times per day and more than two-thirds access the internet on mobile devices. Nowadays, we’re increasingly likely to pull out a smartphone to complete everyday tasks. Looking to book a flight, […]
Collective case management: How does it work?
GradSnapp can help you collect, manage, and evaluate important data and insights that inform how you prioritize issues and strategize with your students. In the Dell Scholars program, this technology is used to manage everything from the scholarship application process and award disbursement to academic progress and goal management. The platform allows for efficiencies that give their small team time to focus on relationships with the students. […]
Know Your Students. Each One.
“Know Your Students. Each One.” This is our motto at GradSnapp, but it also could have been the theme of the first Scholarship America Partner Summit, which we were proud to sponsor this month in Washington DC. The event brought together great minds around the challenges facing higher education today and what we’ve learned about how to best support […]
Supporting charter alumni: It takes a village
The transition from high school to college is an exhilarating and exciting time, but also daunting and bit scary for most students. This is no different for first-generation college students, but often these students don’t have parents or other family members to help them navigate the transition and help them settle into that first college […]