A Xello Feature for Every One of Your College and Career Readiness Needs

Xello offers a robust set of features that checks all of the boxes, but also makes college and career planning engaging and fun for your K–12 students. Discover what Xello has to offer.

Self-Knowledge & Skill-Building

Career Matchmaking Assessments (Interests, Skills, Personality, Learning Styles)
Using a series of assessments students discover careers that best suit their interests, personality, and skills. These assessments take the form of interactive quizzes that engage students in self-discovery and reflection, and improved self-awareness.
Personalized Digital Portfolio
Students create a personal portfolio that represents who they are today and captures their plans for the future. Customizable background images and avatars encourage students to make the space their own, and a shareable link makes sharing their journey with their networks easy.
Turnkey Career and College Readiness Curriculum
A fully-integrated lesson curriculum designed to encourage reflection and help students apply learning. Lesson content teaches social-emotional competencies and practical skill-building and includes personalized content based on students’ saved careers and interests.
Long-term Goal Planner
This visual roadmap helps students map out a plan that connects their career and education goals, breaking down their aspirations into tangible steps needed to achieve success.

Academic & Career Readiness

4-Year Course Planner
An intuitive course planning experience helps students build 4-year course plans aligned to their graduation requirements and enables planning for CTE pathways, dual credit, and specialized diplomas.
Career Profiles & Interviews
Modern photography featuring real-life practitioners helps students envision themselves in a career, while they learn about the day in the life of a professional—including key tasks and workplace conditions, earnings by career stage, career demand, and more.
Career Clusters
Students can explore careers grouped by common skills, knowledge, and industries—expanding their knowledge of options in a particular field.
Volunteer & Experience Hour Tracking
Students can track volunteer hours and create a visual timeline of their volunteer, education, work and life experiences, prompting reflection and learning from each experience.
Resume Builder
Using the work students have already saved in Xello, students can quickly create a professional resume that meets the needs of today’s employers.
Work-Based Learning Opportunities
WBL coordinators and staff can centralize local opportunities into Xello, making it easy for students to discover and show interest in experiences that can help deepen their career exploration and training.

College Planning & Applications Tracking

College Profiles (2-year, 4-year, Military, Vocational)
With a database of over 3,500 schools, students can search, explore, and save national, state-specific, and local school options. Profiles include information about the school campus, student population, application requirements, financial aid options, and more.
Majors Descriptions (Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates)
Students can explore over 1,400 majors that detail everything a program has to offer including related careers, typical courses associated with the major, and schools that offer it.
Application Tracker & List of Important Dates
Students can create application checklists for their schools of interest to keep track of their progress. As students work through their checklists, a list of important dates helps them prioritize tasks and meet application and FAFSA deadlines.
eTranscripts & Letters of Recommendation
Students can request transcripts and recommendation letters from their application trackers with the click of a button and then monitor their status in real-time. District staff can action requests efficiently with the ability to bulk import and send transcripts.
Common App Integration
Students can connect their Xello and Common App accounts to enable requesting counselor forms and teacher evaluations directly within Xello. For district staff, the integration centralizes application management and tracking into a single platform.
Local Scholarships
Educators can add local scholarships into Xello, creating a centralized space where students can easily discover and save scholarships that can help finance their education.
College Knowledge Hub
A dedicated space for students to get answers to frequently asked questions. Topics include FAFSA, Scholarships, Grants, Common App, and more, delivered through short-form content that’s been educator-reviewed and vetted for accuracy.

Educator Tools

Detailed Student Profiles
Access complete student profiles to see individual students’ career matches and assessment results, long-term goals, saved colleges and experiences, to support you in having more meaningful one-on-one conversations.
Intuitive Progress Reports
Easy-to-read reports let you track student progress towards lessons, college applications, assignments, and more – so you can quickly identify students who require additional support.
State Mandate Reporting
A customized report gives you a clear view into how Xello’s lessons meet each of your state requirements and an easy way to track progress towards mandate compliance.
In-App Messaging
Proactively engage your students outside of the classroom, so you can provide every student the level of support they need to complete tasks, meet deadlines, and successfully plan and achieve their college and career goals.
SSO Compatible
Xello's optional single sign-on (SSO) service for students and educators links the program directly to your student portal or learning management system, saving valuable classroom time.

Family Portal

Insightful Student Profiles
Parents and guardians can quickly access information on their child’s aspirations, progress and plans so they can better support their learning and development.
Personal Test Account
Parents and guardians can explore Xello for themselves so they can better understand how to help their child along the way.


WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)
Xello delivers a fully accessible experience with font sizes, contrast ratios, keyboard navigation, video captioning, and screen reader.
Fully Mobile Friendly
Inspire exploration beyond the classroom! Students can access and work in Xello from any device – including mobile, tablet and desktop.
Age-Appropriate Reading Level
Xello’s content is written at a 3rd and a 6th grade reading level to ensure it is accessible, approachable, and easy-to-read for all learners.
All content in Xello has been professionally translated into Spanish. To support languages beyond English and Spanish, students can use the Google Translate extension to translate all content within the program to their preferred language.

There Are More Features to Explore

Discover how Xello can help crush your CCR goals. Join one of our Education Consultants for a personalized tour of Xello, tailored with your district in mind.