Naviance is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post secondary goals. At AMHS, we use Naviance to track college admissions data that is specific to the Albertus Magnus High School population. Naviance also lets us share information about upcoming college visits, events and scholarship opportunities.
Organize applications – Once senior year begins, students will find that Naviance becomes a personal filing system. Using the features under “colleges”, students can organize applications and track deadlines. Beginning in fall 2009, students may request transcripts electronically through Naviance.
Research colleges - Perform a college search based on criteria like location, size, student body, and more. Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other.
View college overlaps – Students often find schools that are a good academic fit, but want to explore more schools just like it. By clicking on overlaps, students can see up to 10 more schools that are similar.
Use Career tools – When students are looking for more insight about career options, Naviance can help. Through the Career Interest Profiler (“explore interests”) students can match their interests to specific careers . By clicking on “explore careers” students can learn specific information about many careers, including job description, salaries, outlook, education, and more.
More Tools - Naviance allows students to take a personality assessment, search for scholarships, participate in school-wide surveys, communicate with their counselor, and create a resume.
AMHS has recorded college application statistics to assist students in understanding college admissions trends. It is important to note that when viewing this information in Naviance, the Number of applications sent to a particular college is NOT equal to the sum of the number acceptances plus rejections. In many cases, applications were withdrawn from a particular school prior to a decision on admission has been made.
Summary of AMHS application results
Historical application results for AMHS graduates for the past 6 years displayed in a graph. Applicant academic Weighted GPA appears on the one axis and Applicant average SAT scores (Critical Reading + Math) or ACT scores on the other axis.
College Representative Visits
Students can view the continuously updated list of visits scheduled for various colleges.
Teachers use Naviance to upload and electronically transmit letters of recommendation, on behalf of students, to colleges.
Counselors use Naviance in many ways. First, we use Naviance to track college admissions data specific to the Albertus Magnus High School population. We also use Naviance to share information about upcoming college visits, events and scholarship opportunities.
Finally, Counselors use Naviance to upload and electronically transmit transcripts, letters of recommendation, secondary school reports, the school profile and any other documents necessary in the college admission process.