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Removing Career and Technical Education Stigma

Career and technical education stigma continue to persist despite the success of those who participate. Why?

4 Reasons Why Career Assessments Need to do More Than Just Match Students to Colleges and Careers

Career assessments have not changed much in 100 years. We've listed 4 reasons why they need to do more than match students to colleges and careers.

How Personalized Pathfinding can Improve Student Achievement

Students are faced with more choices than ever. Their attention is constantly pulled in multiple directions; tending to their day-to-day course work, juggling extracurricular activities, and planning for life after high school.  With their attention split, even the most engaged student on a conventional pathway can miss opportunities that are best for their academic and

Powerful Learning Conference 2020: Taking our Assessments

New Hampshire Learning Initiative’s Powerful Learning Conference 2020 New Hampshire Learning Initiative annual Powerful Learning conference brings together educators from around New Hampshire to discuss innovation in education around the state. Awato’s partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Education earned us a session at the conference where we were able to meet with counselors,

3 problems facing CTE and how pathfinding can solve them
3 problems facing CTE and how pathfinding can solve them

CTE is broadly available, it yields higher salaries, and students can earn college credit. So why aren't more students participating?

What is Career Pathfinding?

Awato is a personalized career pathfinding platform, which differs from commonly used platforms that specialize in building career pathways. Let’s dive into the difference and what makes our method standout.  What is a Pathway?  Many educators and employers may not know it, but they work with pathways every day. A pathway is a set of

Increase student engagement by using personalized career data

Marketing in higher education is rapidly shifting as prospective students’ needs and goals evolve. Prospective students are becoming more concerned about high levels of debt, as a result, they are savvier when making decisions, and institutions need to increase student engagement. They are spending more time on websites and other self-service tools before reaching out

Top Enrollment Trends Leading into Fall 2019

Current enrollment trends are forcing enrollment professionals to face a changing landscape and an increasing challenge to engage a digital-first prospective student. As the behaviors of prospective students evolve, enrollment professionals must adapt at the risk of becoming irrelevant. Recently, we commissioned a marketing firm to research the needs and enrollment trends Enrollment and Admissions

Part 1: Individualized College Planning for Prospective Students at Your Fingertips

What Prospective Students Want to Know while College Planning The three things that every prospective student wants to know when college planning during their first interaction with any admissions department: 1. What programs does this college offer? 2. What is the cost of attending this school? 3. What career outcomes can I look forward to

Part 2: Individualized College Planning for Prospective Students at Your Fingertips

Part 1 of Individualized College Planning for Prospective Students at your Fingertips here How Ownership Translates into Empowerment Prospective students don’t want to be passive. They wish to cultivate knowledge that can be used to self-motivate the educational process. The cookie-cutter progression of planning for college, and planning a path through college is no longer