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Research Colleges Using Naviance
Transcript of Research Colleges Using Naviance
From the launch page of Family Connection, you can look up scholarships, upload essays, sign up for college visits and other activities. Use the highlighted
tab to begin researching statistics specifically related to applicants from Edmund Burke. After you have added colleges to your account using "Add Colleges To This List" you will be able to do research, rate, and ultimately, move colleges to your "Colleges I'm Applying To" list.
On this page you are able to create a list of
"Colleges I'm Thinking About"
to compare your credentials with past students from Edmund Burke who have been accepted to those particular schools. There are also sections for "Colleges I'm Applying To" and "Upcoming College Visits."
Colleges I'm Thinking About
After clicking on "Colleges I'm Thinking About," all colleges that you are interested in will be displayed. You can use "Add To This List" to add additional colleges. From the list you are able to see colleges that have been added by you (student) or your college counselor. You can indicate your level of interest, move the college to your application list or remove it. You can also contact colleges directly from this page. If you click on
you will have a chart that shows information specifically related to your credentials.
This page compares your credentials (GPA and testing) to other applicants who have applied from Edmund Burke over a four year period. College statistics displayed in
, mean that your credentials are lower than the average accepted student from Edmund Burke;
means that your credentials are higher. On the left margin, you are able to search for other colleges, look at college maps, scattergrams, etc. If you click on a specific college, you will be directed to their information.
Ready to Compare?
The top portion of this page gives you several options: Tour the college's website, find schools that "overlap" with this college, review school statistics, and see the college's scattergram.
Specific College Information
You can view the Top 10 schools that overlap with the specific college that you have on your list. Overlap means that students who typically apply to St. Mary's College of MD, in this instance, will also most likely consider and/or apply to these colleges. This is a great resource to discover other colleges to add to your list. At the same time, you are able to look at the statistical information for all of these colleges.
Use the Outcomes information to see what has happened to students from Edmund Burke who have applied to that college. In this case, 38 students applied to St. Mary's College of MD in four years. The first chart,
, shows the results of their applications. The second chart,
GPA and Test Scores
, is an excellent tool. It shows the average of students accepted and the lowest.
The Scattergram of each college is extremely useful. The vertical axis represents (GPA); the horizontal, SAT scores. You are able to change the criteria (weighted GPA or unweighted, SAT or ACT). The
represents your individual statistics. There is a Graph Legend under the Scattergram that displays what each symbol means.