When I think about the pressures my colleagues in the Community College space are facing, my head starts to spin. The largest sector in higher education is composed of community colleges that serve undergraduate student populations. In fact, according to the College Board approximately 42% of all undergraduate students, many with part-time status, attend a community college.
As a preview to our upcoming e-book “Engaging the “New” Traditional Graduate Student,” we’re sharing this quick infographic so you can get to know who these new traditional graduate students are.
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Last week, there was great discussion around the insights shared in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s article “Colleges Use Facebook Ads to Target Applicants, Parents, and Lawmakers”. This discussion prompted several thought leaders in the Higher Education space to weigh in on the matter, including a good friend of TargetX, Gil Rogers, Director of Marketing for the National Research Center for College & University Admissions™ (NRCCUA®).
Higher Education recruitment methods are changing as the landscape for social media platforms become more and more relevant. This article states that “It’s [Facebook] an emerging battleground in higher education’s competition for students, whether at elite public flagships or for-profit colleges.”
With prospective students becoming more accustomed to advertising through digital and social outlets, one might wonder how this is not used by every institution.
Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” I heard this quote from a customer of mine while working as a General Manager for a retail store. We were casually talking about a product when she asked if I had a college degree.
Shalese Cordon is an Implementation Consultant at TargetX and works out of our Philadelphia, PA office. We sat down with Shalese this month to learn more about her higher ed experience before TargetX and what her role as an Implementation Consultant entails.
American college students are changing. Did you know that 37% of the undergraduate population is now made up of part-time students? These students are oftentimes older, balancing families and finances, and working while pursuing their education. And our required reading this week will help you understand them a little bit better.
So your flight is booked and your gadgets are purchased. Last step? Book the hotel!
Booking hotels is like a science. How can you get the best hotel room for the lowest price? We asked around the office for a couple tricks that X’ers use when traveling.
TargetX Account Executive, Laura Kalinkewicz shared her thoughts on the recently released Survey of College and University Admissions Directors. As a former director of admissions herself, Laura had some interesting insight on what the report means for the future of recruitment.
Okay — so you’ve booked your flight using our super helpful tips and tricks. Now, what kind of gadgets and tools can you use to make your travel even smoother? Here’s what a few X’ers had to say:
Amazon Video / Music
Did you know that Amazon Video and Amazon Music are both free to Prime members?
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