EdSights raises money to help schools reduce their drop-out rates

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While the idea of baring your soul to a chatbot might seem uncomfortable, sisters Claudia and Carolina Recchi think that might be exactly what college students across the United States need right now.

The duo co-founded EdSights in 2017 to support high and medium-risk students to stay in school, and increase university retention rates.

EdSights uses a chatbot, branded under a school’s mascot, to send personalized questions and messages to students to understand their biggest stresses. It then connects them to university resources spanning areas like financial aid, food security and mental health.

As the pandemic has forced millions

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