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Social Media Recruitment: Do prospects really use it??

Research- it’s a great way to find out what’s going on in recruitment today. In the past few weeks, several reports have been released that give us a picture of where high school students are looking for information when searching for colleges. This research is a great way to see how recruitment is trending on [...]

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E-Expectations: How to Focus Your Online Recruiting Efforts

Yesterday, Noel-Levitz released it’s latest E-Expectations Report about what college-bound students are looking for in terms of online engagement during the admissions process. They surveyed more than 1,000 high school students about their online behavior and expectations. As usual, it contained a wealth of information about where colleges should consider focusing their efforts. Here are [...]

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Travel Recruitment: Why the Web Matters

Travel Recruitment: Why the Web Matters

Admissions Offices usually plan their fall travel season during the summer, based on future recruitment and enrollment goals, establishing good connections with local high schools, or revisiting historically successful fairs. But - how often do recruiters and web/marketing offices meet before travel season begins? There’s a few reasons why your web/marketing team should reach out [...]

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Facebook Privacy and Admissions Counselors: Know Your Settings

Facebook Privacy and Admissions Counselors: Know Your Settings

At this point, you’re probably aware of the frenzy over Facebook’s complicated privacy settings. Major news outlets are covering it, a Quit Facebook Day campaign started, and new Facebook apps are emerging that promise to secure your privacy again.

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Can Video Chats be Useful in Recruitment?

Can Video Chats be Useful in Recruitment?

April is an incredibly important month for Admission Offices around the country. There’s accepted student open houses, email campaigns, school swag to be mailed, and events across the country to convince top high school students that they should deposit to your school by May 1. What’s the point of all these increased marketing efforts? Sure, [...]

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Class of 2014 Web Communities: What Would a Chaperone Do?

Class of 2014 Web Communities: What Would a Chaperone Do?

If you’re in Admissions, you’re probably either running or paying attention to Class of 2014 web communities, whether on Facebook, Ning, or a private community run by your college/university. A big question that tends to come up from administrators is, “How involved should I be in the group?” Well, just think of yourself as a [...]

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Café New Paltz - 5 days in

This update is part 2 in a series about Café New Paltz, an exclusive online community using Ning for our fall 2009 accepted students at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

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eduWEB Presentation: Email Marketing for Higher Education

Now that my presentation is through here are some goodies for anyone that missed the presentation along with some additional data.  This presentation was definitely a good learning experience for myself as it’s really the first time I’ve given a presentation in the hour long format.    It’s a tough balance not getting too technical while [...]

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Quick Post: Heat Mapping and Monthly Blog Data

I just wanted to share some quick data from a board of trustee’s committee presentation that I made yesterday. Two specific slides stood out as something I thought would be neat to share. (Click on the images for larger versions)

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Prediction 2008 The year of the Mobile phone

Ok so maybe you are one of the people who see mobile making amazing strides in 2008 and simply think well duh, of course 2008 is the year of the cell phone. Look at all the big things that have happened and are about to happen to really push the envelope. Hopefully you have seen [...]

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