Social Media in Higher Education

The Right Communication At The Right Time

In today’s technology-driven world, high school students are using their smartphones to communicate not only with friends and family, but also college admissions. They’re finding and adapting new types of communication to fit their college-bound needs. So how do admissions counselors optimize mobile technology to recruit and enroll their future students?

4 Questions You Should Be Asking About Your Mobile Recruitment Strategy

Reflecting on the latest data from the 2015 Social Admissions Report made us consider: What are the most important questions your admissions team should be asking about student recruitment and mobile? We’ve assembled our top 4 below along with pro tips for making the most out of your efforts.

Millennials’ Changing Perceptions: Latest Trends from 2015 Social Admissions Report

The Social Admissions Report, in partnership with Chegg, has redefined the way admission departments perceive how students research and communicate during the college admissions process. Three years since its first installment, our report exposes millennials’ rapidly-changing digital, social and mobile behaviors  – a nod to advancing technologies and their need to consume everything online.

Millennial Mindsets & College Admissions [Infographic]

In anticipation of next week’s webinar with CheggSelfies, Snapchat, So What?: The 2015 Social Admissions Report, we’ve put together an infographic tracking the latest and greatest trends in how students approach the college search process. Take a visual tour of our survey findings below.  

The Skinny on Student Fit: 5 Ways Students Connect Before Making Their College Choice

When prospective students visit your campus, what questions are they trying to answer? Will I fit in here?  Will I meet people like me?  Will I be successful and happy here? We have aggregated Uversity user data to dig into how in-person and online interactions differ in answering these fundamental questions about student fit.

Douglas College Enhances New Student Orientation Program While Saving Money

Douglas College is known for delivering one of the most comprehensive and diverse orientation campaigns in the province of British Columbia, serving a wide variety of students, parents and partners. However, a significant percentage of students were still missing out on this vital transition experience.

Voice of the Student: Online Learning Prompts Working Mom to Return to School

We had the pleasure of interviewing Darcy Luckett, a mom of three and full-time nurse who decided to continue her education and pursue a joint Bachelors and Masters degree in Nursing and Education at Western Governors University.

Given the ever-changing healthcare landscape, Darcy knew she had to obtain a higher degree in order to further her career.