Nov 2, 2011

Northern Arizona College Resource Center working with ConnectEDU to help Arizonans attend college

(Arizona) November 2, 2011 - The Northern Arizona College Resource Center (NACRC) has partnered with ConnectEDU, the web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. Through presentations and workshops, as well as through advising appointments that are tailored to students’ individual needs, the NACRC helps students and adults attend and succeed in college and track their progress. ConnectEDU’s tools help advisers organize notes, manage events, communicate to students, and track student success. Students can also track their own progress as they apply for college admission and financial aid.

The NACRC and ConnectEDU relationship began through an introduction by National College Access Network (NCAN). “NCAN’s partnership with ConnectEDU reinforces our commitment to providing the most comprehensive and reliable services for our members to build capacity for making data-driven decisions and to increase the number of students who have access to and success in postsecondary education,” said Kim Cook, Executive Director of the National College Access Network.

In addition to NACRC, ConnectEDU works with other NCAN partners including Partnership for the Future in Virginia, Simmons Memorial Foundation in North Carolina, Associated College of Illinois, San Francisco Education Fund, and the SEED Foundation.

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About NACRC:
The NACRC offers one-on-one advising, workshops and school and community presentations on all aspects of the college going process to the community. They provide information to prospective students on how to find best fit schools, complete applications, write essays, prepare for standardized tests and finance their education. All of their services are free to high school students and adults throughout Northern Arizona.

About NCAN:
NCAN's mission is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams.

About ConnectEDU:
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. Created, developed and run by people who have worked in every area of college counseling, admissions, and career development, ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real students and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. ConnectEDU makes the college admissions process simpler, more efficient, more reliable and more effective. The Company’s approach gives every student, from every neighborhood across the country, the best opportunity to achieve their dream of a college education and promising career.