Naviance - Resource & Registering for College Rep Visits

 
NAVIANCE STUDENT - FEATURES
 
Naviance Student is a web-based service designed especially for students and parents, that can help you make decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Naviance Student also features up-to-date information that’s specific to our school. Naviance allows our school to share information with you about upcoming meetings, news, and events, as well as other web resources for post high school planning. Del Mar's Naviance Student webpage is located at: student.naviance.com/delmar.
 
With the Naviance Student mobile app, students can access post high school planning on the go! Once installed, the mobile-friendly app will periodically sync with the student’s Family Connection account. The mobile app can be used online and offline; download it now from the App Store. (This app is not available for parent accounts.)
 
Naviance Student offers the following features for Del Mar's Students:
 
A) College Research and Preparation
 

Section

Description

How To Access

Résumé

-Record your high school activities, awards, volunteer experience, etc.

-Rearrange your information into multiple printable versions of a résumé that you can use to present to potential employers or colleges in the future.

  1. Click the About Me tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click the My Stuff hyperlink
  3. Click the Résumé hyperlink under the My Stuff section

Career Interest Profile

A career interest survey about interest in types of work activities. Use the results to explore suggested occupations; examine the education, training, and skills required [and where to obtain them], as well as wages typical for these occupations.

  1. Click the Careers tab in the top right navigation panel
  2.  Click on the Explore button
  3.  Scroll to the Career Interest Profiler hyperlink under the What are My Interests section

Personality Survey

Use the results to explore suggested college majors and careers based on your talents and strengths.

  1. Click the About Me tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click the My Assessments hyperlink
  3. Click the Strength Explorer

College Search

-Set search criteria to a list of colleges to explore.

 -Save your search to access/modify later.

-Click on the various tabs of the college profile to learn more information.

-Click the heart next to the college name, to make it a favorite and add the college(s). 

  1. Click the Colleges tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click on the Find Your Fit button
  3. Click the Advanced College Search hyperlink 

College Maps

Groups of types of colleges by location. Click on a college to view its profile.

  1. Click the Colleges tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click on the Research Colleges button
  3. Click the College Maps hyperlink under the Research Colleges section

Document Library

-To access your files that are shared 

-View the school profile (Del Mar)

-Other college information

  1. From Home, scroll down to the Resources to Get Ready section 
  2. Click the Document Resources hyperlink near the bottom of the homepage.

B) College Application Statistics
 

Section

Description

How To Access

Application History

Summary of Del Mar application results (total applicants, students accepted, and students enrolled,) by year.

  1. Click the Colleges tab in the top right navigation panel 
  2. Click on the Find Your Fit button
  3. Click on the College Lookup hyperlink
  4. After looking up and selecting a college, click the Admissions tab beneath the college name and look at the Applications from Your High School section.

Graph/GPA/Test Score

Historical application results (accepted, denied, deferred) represented in a scattergram graph; applicant average GPA appears on the y-axis and applicant average SAT/ACT scores on the x-axis.

For an applicant to be represented on a scattergram for a given college, three things must be present:

  1. An application result (accepted or denied)
  2. A GPA
  3. A test score
  1. Click the Colleges tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click on the Find Your Fit button
  3. Click on the College Lookup hyperlink
  4. After looking up and selecting a college, click the Admissions tab beneath the college name, scroll down the page to the Scattergrams section
  5. Select SAT or ACT scores from the Comparing dropdown menu

Comparing Colleges

Compare your GPA and test scores to the average GPA and test scores of Del Mar-admitted students for colleges you are considering. School averages are displayed in green when your academic profile is higher and in red when your academic profile is lower than those of past admitted students.

  1. Click the Colleges tab in the top right navigation panel
  2. Click on the Research Colleges button
  3. Click the College Compare hyperlink.
 
For additional help with highlighted features described above, please view the Naviance Informational and Instructional Videos section at the end of this page. If you need further assistance, please contact Mrs. Knight in the College and Career Center.
 
NAVIANCE STUDENT - OVERVIEW TOUR
 
Learn more on how Naviance can help you in the college research and application process in the Student Tour & Overview video below:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/tbcYt9eUkKg
 
NOTE: Additional informational and instructional videos for students and parents are provided at the end of this page.
 
NAVIANCE - LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS & REGISTERING FOR A COLLEGE REP VISIT
 
NOTE: College Rep Visits are open to Juniors and Seniors. Registration via your Naviance Student Account is required and Teacher approval is required to leave class.
 
To register for a College Rep Visit, please follow the instructions below:
 
1) Log into your Naviance Student Account using the link, student.naviance.com/delmar:
 
Image of Naviance student login screen
(If you need help with your password, please see your Guidance Counselor.)
 
2)  Once you've logged in, click on the "Colleges" tab in upper right corner:
 
Image of Naviance student login screen
 
3) Scroll to the bottom of the screen where you will see "College Visits" on the left. You may click on the visit you're interested in, or click the “Show more” link to view additional visits:
 
Image of Naviance scholarship listing screen
 
4) Once you're scrolled through the visits, select “Register Now” for those you would like to attend:
 
Image of Naviance college rep visits screen
 
 
1) Naviance Overview for Students and Parents:
 

(also available at: vimeo.com/46032210)

2) How to get Naviance on your mobile device:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/dlbIm3vu)
 
3) How to add Google Translate for Naviance on your dashboard:
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(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/DKarPHwMU)
 
4) Figuring out a career path or what college to choose:
 
 
5) How to register for the Common App:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/gxEQkElyo1)
 
6) Building a list of "Colleges I'm Applying To":
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/Eibj9gqU)
 
7) Editing a list of "Colleges I'm Applying To":
 
 
8) Making Letter of Recommendation Requests:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/VD4X5XiMU)
 
9) Requesting College Transcripts:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/Bk6kjS5ySK)
 
10) Requesting a Final Transcript:
 
 
11) Setting your Attending College:
 
(also available at: www.screencast.com/t/cb2cAJMDk)
 
  • Register your email in Naviance 
  • Remember that using a personal email address is best to stay in touch with colleges and universities after high school
  • Use a respectable sounding email address on applications and when communicating with colleges; plan on keeping it while in college for at least 4 years
  • Treat your email as formal correspondence; use legal name, date, greeting, and signature
  • Do not use instant abbreviations
  • Check email regularly!
  • Set Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok, Instagram, and all other social media profiles to private status
  • In a recent poll, 36% of admission applicants have visited applicants' social media profiles to learn more about them (read the article at: www.ivywise.com/blog/yes-college-admissions-officers-are-looking-at-social-media/#)
QUESTIONS?
 
If you have any questions or need assistance with Naviance, feel free to email Mrs. Knight in the College & Career Center at cknight@cuhsd.org, or visit your Guidance Counselor.  You may also visit the Naviance website at: www.hobsons.com/solution/naviance/.