Hobsons Launches Next Generation of RepVisits, Making it Easier for High School Counselors and College Admission Representatives to Schedule School Visits

Hobsons, the leading provider of college and career readiness, best-fit matching, enrollment management, and student success solutions, today launched the next generation of RepVisits, a tool designed to ease the process of scheduling college visits to high schools. The newly enhanced tool is now available directly within the Hobsons Counselor Community and Intersect platform, which facilitate seamless networking between high school counselors and college admissions staff, as well as the popular Naviance college and career readiness platform.

Higher education institutions invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in admissions travel and programs, but lack the tools to optimize their efforts or measure and manage return on investment. RepVisits is a free tool available to all high schools and higher ed institutions to ease the process of scheduling college visits to high schools. In addition to helping college reps optimize their travel schedules, RepVisits provides them with tools to discover best-fit schools where highest return is possible, increase visits per counselor up to 33 percent, and gather feedback for admission counselors to support their success.

High schools using RepVisits are able to give students access to a greater variety of higher ed institutions — reporting up to a 50 percent increase in the number of visits, with less manual effort to arrange — helping students gain a deeper understanding of the colleges they’re considering, and reinforcing a college-going culture at the school.

“Our mission is to get students on their ideal post-high school paths by helping them explore and connect to best-fit opportunities,” said Amy Reitz, General Manager of Intersect. “With RepVisits, we’re excited to further that goal by making it easier for high school counselors and college admissions staff to schedule visits and share information with each other so that students can discover colleges that may be a good match for them.”

Over the past year, RepVisits has been used by more than 14,000 high schools and higher ed institutions to schedule over a combined total of 59,000 college counselor visits. The integration with Naviance will allow counselors at more than 7,000 additional high schools to gain immediate access to…

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