FREMONT, CA: Hobsons, a provider of college and career readiness, enrollment management and student success solutions, acquires Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework to increase student retention and bolster post secondary success.
Hobsons intends to enhance its college readiness, admissions, and student success platforms. By delivering actionable intelligence and interventions to students using the PAR Framework, Hobsons would help keep students engaged and progress in their respective fields. While doing so the PAR Framework also enables institutions to measure the effectiveness of its students and their successive initiatives. It also helps students make better decisions and choose academic pathways. PAR increases an institutions’ understanding and informs as to which students need support and which intervention works best.
PAR facilitates member organizations tools and services to inventory and measure the impact of student success interventions. It helps members to elevate their academic success while comparing to peer institutions and identify students who are potentially at-risk.
Hobsons offerings and services to strengthen educational programs include College and career readiness solutions; Admissions and enrollment solutions; and Student success and advising solutions. The company also offers Professional and Outsourced services.
“Higher education is struggling to make sense of its abundance of data – to help either individual students or the institution as a whole. This acquisition allows us to respond to our customers’ requests that we combine the best of PAR analytics and the best of Hobsons’ products to make an integrated impact on student outcomes,” says Stephen M. Smith, president of advising and admissions at Hobsons. “We are excited about the potential of joining the expertise of Hobsons and the PAR team to support student achievement and deliver data-driven intelligence across the student lifecycle from K-12 through postsecondary.