• Family Connection is a Web-based service designed especially for students and parents. It is a comprehensive website that you can use to help make decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Family Connection also provides up-to-date information that’s specific to our school.  It also lets us share information with you about up-coming meetings, news, and events, as well as other Web resources for college and career information.

    NAVIANCE Family Connection (Go here for college application tracking and searches): http://connection.naviance.com/edisonhs

                         Selected Software Features to Explore

    Feature Description How to Access
    Résumé   *Record your high school activities, awards, volunteer experience, etc.   1. Click the About Me tab
        *Rearrange your information into multiple printable versions of a résumé that you can use to present to potential employers or colleges in the future 2. Click the Résumé hyperlink under the Interesting Things About Me section
    College Search   *Set search criteria to yield a list of colleges to explore.  Save your search to access/modify later. 1. Click the Colleges tab
        *Click on the various tabs of the college profile (general, admissions, financial aid, majors and degrees, and student life) to learn more information.  2. Click the College Search hyperlink under the College Research section
        *Compare your GPA and sat scores to past applicant data and see where you stand amongst students who were accepted, denied, and waitlisted.  
        *Add colleges you’re interested in to your My Colleges list for future reference.  
    Career Search   *Search an extensive list of career offerings; learn comprehensive career descriptions, necessary skills needed, salaries, and more.  You can also browse each occupation’s related college major and view a list of colleges where the major is offered.   1. Click the Careers tab.
          2. Click Explore Careers & Clusters hyperlink under the Explore Careers Section
    Scholarship List   *College and local organization-sponsored scholarship opportunities updated weekly.  Database lists entries by name, deadline, award amount, merit or 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
    Summer Enrichment Opportunities   *This database not only lists entries by type (international, college-sponsored, high school-sponsored, & special interest) but also allows you to browse by special interest as well as search by keywords like the name, location, etc.  Learn about program dates and costs (if available), any requirements, and the sponsor's website for more information and the application. 1. Click Colleges tab
          2. Click Enrichment Programs hyperlink under the College Research section