International students make up 4% of the enrolled student population at U.S. institutions, and while this may sound like a surprisingly low number, it’s important to acknowledge the tremendous fiscal impact that their annual contributions have on the country (to the tune of $24 billion!).
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80% of admitted students who declare a major know where they will enroll as early as December
In Part 1 of our series, we looked at how traditional college choice models are changing as new types of student information become available.
Yesterday marked the beginning of the college search process with my daughter, Sarah, by traveling a couple of miles into the City of Brotherly Love for the National College Fair at the Philadelphia Convention Center. My first encounter with this fair was in 1990 when it was at the former Philadelphia Conference Center and I was a much younger first year admission counselor.
Have you read this article yet? If not, I suggest you do. I came across this post from Susan Grajek (Educause) a few months ago when it first came out, but revisited it post-Educause as our team returned from the conference and many of these themes were highlighted when talking to clients and colleagues from different campuses.
According to our latest survey of high school juniors and seniors, 66% of students will apply to more than 4 schools this year. That’s a lot of schools to compete with for each student’s attention!
As the myriad of online college resources grows, your future students are adapting the ways they research and communicate during the college admissions process. Where you reach them may wax and wane depending on the popularity of different communication channels, but how you reach them is not changing.
Now that I’m almost done the annual NoelLevitz-to-CRMSummit-to-ACT-to-NACAC-to-Educause-to-Dreamforce tour, I’ve noticed a series of topics that keep cropping up in my conversations:
1/3rd of colleges are thriving, 1/3rd are striving and 1/3rd are struggling. For those struggling, the annual rotating door of admissions directors occurred at many.
It is homecoming time at colleges and universities across the country. Rivalrous football games with savory smelling tailgate culinary efforts are often part of an agenda-packed week on campus. But what if your campus doesn’t have a football team to drive alumni home?
After 19 years in the MIT Sloan Admissions office, it is safe to say that I have seen how admissions has evolved and how the technological advancements have enhanced the process for many institutions.
The admissions office at MIT Sloan, led by Senior Director of Admissions Rod Garcia, has always been on the cutting edge of admissions technology.