Naviance

The Bristol Central High School Counseling Department subscribes to an online service, Naviance, to assist students in post-secondary planning. When logging on to Naviance, students and parents/families will have access to the student’s academic profile, a list of college representatives that will be visiting in the fall, and a up-to-date list of scholarship opportunities for seniors. Other features include career planning, college searches, and resume building assistance.

Click below to explore the Naviance website.

http://connection.naviance.com/bristolcentral

User name: Year of graduation, last name, first name

Sample: 13smithjohn

Password: 7 digit Student ID Number

Features to Explore

Feature

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.
  1. Click the About Me tab
  2. Click the Résumé hyperlink under the Interesting Things About Me section

Explore Interests

  • Take a career survey, a tool that can help you discover the types of work activities and careers that match your interests. 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
  2. Click the Career Interest Profiler hyperlink under the What Are My Interests? section

Do What You Are

  • A personality survey. Use the results to explore suggested college majors and careers based on your preferences and strengths.
  1. Click the About Me tab
  2. Click the Personality Type hyperlink under the What Are My Interests section

College Search

  • Set search criteria to yield a list of colleges to explore. Save your search to access/modify later.
  • Click on the various tabs of the college profile (general, admissions, financial aid, majors and degrees, and student life) for additional information.
  • Add colleges you’re interested in to your My Colleges list for future reference. You will be notified by email when those colleges schedule a visit to GHS.
  1. Click the Colleges tab
  2. Click the College Search hyperlink under the College Research section

Maps

  • Groups types of colleges by location. Click on a college to view its profile.
  1. Click the Colleges tab
  2. Click the College Maps hyperlink under the College Research section

Scholarship List

National, regional, local and collegiate sponsored scholarship opportunities. Database lists entries by name, deadline, award amount, merit vs need-based and application requirements; click on a column header to sort entries. You can also browse by category to yield a search list relevant to your interests.

  1. Click the Colleges tab
  2. Click the Scholarship List hyperlink under the Scholarships & Money section

College Application Statistics

Feature

Description

How to Access

Application

History

Summary of application results (admit, deny, enroll), by year.

  1. Click the Colleges tab
  2. Click the College Lookup hyperlink under the College Research section

School Statistics

Historical summary of application outcomes (number admitted, denied etc...) by application decision plan (regular, early decision etc..) by college.

Historical average of GPA, SAT and ACT scores of admitted GHS apllicants, by college.

  1. Click the Colleges tab
  2. Click the College Lookup hyperlink under the College Research section
  3. After looking up and selecting a college, click on School Stats hyperlink located beneath the college's contact information. Two tables are displayed
  • Outcomes
  • GPA and Test Scores

Graph

Historical application results (admit, deny, waitlist) represented in a scattergram (i.e. graph); applicant average GPA appears on the y-axis and applicant average SAT 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
  2. Click the College Lookup hyperlink under the College Research section
  3. After looking up and selecting a college, click on Graph hyperlink located beneath the college's contact information.

College

Compare

Compare your GPA and test scores to the average GPA and test scores of GHS admitted students for colleges you are considering. School averages are displayed in green when your numbers are higher and in red when your numbers are lower than those of past admitted students.

  1. Click on the College tab
  2. Click the Colleges I'm Thinking About hyperlink from the My Colleges section.
  3. Click the Compare Me hyperlink above the table.

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