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MEET ADVI, A VIRTUAL ADVISOR DESIGNED FOR TEXAS STUDENTS

ADVi is a chatbot that uses text messages to provide helpful, student-friendly information about college. Any student in Texas can start getting support from ADVi by texting COLLEGE to 512-829-3687 or by opting in on their freshman application in ApplyTexas. Get details about how it works for students.

ABOUT THE VIRTUAL ADVISING PROJECT

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board developed the Virtual Advising Project – including a chatbot named ADVi, powered by AdmitHub – to reach students with critical college access information via text message. Our team of trained advisors back up the chatbot and provide extra support for any student who needs it. Learn more about the project.

Learn more and get started:

Student Resources

Learn how ADVi works and about ways you can opt in to receive text-based support from ADVi and our team of virtual advisors! Get started.

Counselor Info + Toolkit

Get info about how ADVi can supplement the valuable work you do with your students every day, download free resources, and sign up for updates. Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? We have answers. Check out the answers to the questions we here most often from counselors, parents, and students.

helping texas students plan for the future

The numbers tell the story of ADVi’s reach in Texas as of May 2021.

students served

Student/advisor conversations

Text messages sent

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