On December 7, 2015, a group of educators gathered at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to discuss the challenges and innovative approaches to help improve institutional student retention and ultimately student success.
Dr. Peter Jones, Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Temple University
TargetX has released Surveys—a stand-alone package to easily build, customize and deploy surveys to your CRM contacts. Now you can get real-time feedback from your students by pushing out one-question polls or comprehensive surveys to select groups of contacts in your CRM.
It’s November, which means the holiday season is in full swing. Black Friday. Online shopping. Wish lists. Is your heart racing yet? In higher ed, we often look forward to the holiday break, relishing the thought of having some time for ourselves and our families.
The Coalition. I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of higher ed news headlines with these two simple words. So what’s all the buzz about? More than 80 prestigious public and private institutions have teamed up to form The Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success (aka The Coalition), announcing their revolutionary approach to the college application process.
With recruitment season underway, most admissions counselors are on the road, visiting prospective students at high schools and college fairs within their territory. But what about international admissions counselors? Finances often limit the amount of travel to recruit overseas. With international student enrollment on the rise for the eighth consecutive year, colleges want to capitalize on the increasing number of foreigners interested in attending US-based institutions.
It’s finally here! NACAC is upon us and we’re really excited about everything going on at this year’s show. It’s always a great opportunity to hear about the key issues facing our colleagues in admissions — from counselors to VPs. Never a dull moment at NACAC!
Now you have the convenience to view student data all in one place! — Alex Sigillio
Have you heard?!? Sasha Peterson, TargetX CEO, will host Integrating TargetX and Uversity on Thursday, September 24th at 3pm EDT. In this webinar, he’ll discuss the product integration between TargetX’s CRM suite and Uversity’s Schools App. Learn how these two solutions complement one another and what’s next on the product integration roadmap.
Many people are skeptic of social media in higher education. We beg to differ. The issue is that most colleges implement a social media strategy to engage prospective students, and more often than not, fail to see the return on their investment.
The latest SAT results are in, but it seems students are less prepared for college than ever.
The College Board, owner of the SAT, released results for the Class of 2015. Scores dropped to their lowest level in ten years. The average score was 1490 out of a possible 2400, down seven points from the previous year.