Morpheus College Advisers offers a virtual post-secondary access and completion program that provides virtual college advising to high school and college students, in order to improve college-going and graduation rates.
The national student-to-guidance counselor ratio of 467 to 1 means that the average student spends only 20 minutes per year talking to a counselor.
College access studies have found that the complexities of college and financial aid applications are a serious barrier for students, especially many of whom may be the first in their families to consider college.
Text messaging has quickly become the primary form of communication among teenagers over verbal and electronic correspondence. More than 75% of U.S. adolescents own a cell phone and text regularly.
According to the Department of Education, 90% of the fastest-growing jobs today require post-secondary education, yet the U.S. lags behind other nations in young adults enrolled in higher education.