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Pearson Selects College Admission Innovator PossibilityU to join Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Program

Partnership will bring blended learning curriculum + data driven tools to schools needing a boost to college counseling.

Freeport, ME – July 10, 2012 – The K-12 Technology group of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has just included PossibilityU, innovator in college counseling in its ISV Program. The ISV Program centers on the formation of strategic, product-focused relationships and will allow Pearson to bring the power of PossibilityU to its customers. With this partnership, students in schools struggling to meet college counseling needs will now have access to PossibilityU’s unique blended learning approach to helping students prepare for college, selecting schools that fit and navigating the admission process.

“PossibilityU’s combination of big data, recommendation engine technology and experience in college placement can help level the playing field for students in under-resourced schools. By providing this much needed service to our customers, we are helping them ensure that all students have college as a goal,” said Oliver Wreford, director of business development for Pearson’s K-12 Technology group.

PossibilityU meets students where they are and helps them sort through the 4,000+ options before them to find the right post-secondary choices to fit their aspirations, talents, and family budget.

“Preparing for and applying to college can be a confusing and costly process. With PossibilityU, students who don’t have ongoing access to a school counselor or college advisor because of increased caseloads, get accurate, personalized data, great guidance, and follow up. Our partnership with Pearson in their ISV Program will help make the college selection and application milestone more accessible and streamlined for schools and the students they serve,” said Betsy Peters, CEO of PossibilityU.

For more information about PossibilityU, contact sales@possibilityU.com or call 877-503-7896.

About PossibilityU
PossibilityU is the next generation of college counseling solutions, founded with a mission to democratize college admission. We are transforming college guidance through our ground-breaking combination of a blended learning curriculum and data driven tools – for students, parents and schools.
PossibilityU is focused on capturing and scaling what works in the changing world of college guidance. To learn more about PossibilityU, visit www.possibilityU.com.

About Pearson
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company. Its major businesses are: Pearson, the world’s biggest education business, providing print and digital learning materials and services used by more than 100 million students of all ages every year; The Financial Times Group, which has an international network of business and financial newspapers and online services that are read by millions of business executives and investors every day; and Penguin Group, which is one of the pre-eminent names in consumer publishing, with an unrivalled range of fiction and non-fiction, bestsellers, and classic titles. Through its books, newspapers and online products and services, Pearson helps people of all ages to live and learn. See www.pearson.com

Media Contacts:

Betsy Peters
PossibilityU
(207) 332-5360
Betsy.peters@cambiumenterprises.com

Katherine Russo
KEH Communications
(410) 975-9628
Katherine@kehcomm.com

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