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A growing focus on student needs and digital transformation are creating new demands for administrators when it comes to distribution of awards and credentials. Ready or not, students are going to share them both socially and professionally, and they’ll expect to do it online. 

Parchment surveyed 1,015 U.S. individuals to uncover how they expect to use their hard-earned awards at graduation and beyond. Download the infographic for an in-depth look.

    Sample Some of the Findings

    • Most students (65%) expect to receive their official diploma or certificate on graduation day.
    • 58% of students currently enrolled in a program are likely to share a picture of their diploma or certificate on social media.
    • Most popular reasons for sharing credentials are pride in accomplishment (65%) and verification of achievement (36%).
    • Additional insights on furthering education, desired features of digital credentials, preferred social networks, and more.