NAVIANCE INTEGRATES COLLEGE COUNTDOWN BOOKSTORE INTO THE NAVSTORE
ARLINGTON, VA and NAPERVILLE, IL - Naviance, the leading provider of measurable student success solutions for K–12 schools and districts, recently integrated College Countdown Bookstore into the NavStore, a marketplace where Naviance clients can find additional third-party solutions to maximize student success. This partnership simplifies the search for relevant college resources, granting students, families, and educators access to materials based on individual interests —all from a single, integrated platform.
Beginning in August 2012, the College Countdown Bookstore will offer a curated collection of the top college books recommended by Sourcebooks EDU editors, based on feedback from educators, parents, and students. The bookstore will bring together a variety of college resources, divided into several categories for parents, students, and educators including choosing a school, applying to college, paying for college, SAT and ACT test prep, the first-year experience, and bestsellers. The store will open with selected Sourcebooks college books, including the bestselling Fiske Guide to Colleges. Books from other publishers will be added to the store in July and August, and educators, parents, and students will have the opportunity to recommend resources.
The NavStore offers an easy way for Naviance member schools and districts to find best-in-class college and career readiness support tools. Staff can view integrated product offerings through launching the NavStore right from the homepage in Naviance Succeed. This one-stop shop is unique, as it provides members the ability to discover new solutions to help students reach their goals.
College Countdown Bookstore will initially carry 100 print and ebooks—40 percent from Sourcebooks EDU and 60 percent from other publishers—with a 25 percent discount for Naviance members.