The battlefield for undecided prospective students between now and May 1 is fierce. Students without a firm sense of academic direction can feel more conflicted during this time than those with a clear path in mind. How can admissions counselors and communicators reach these students in a meaningful way? What are their pain points during […]
As the social media universe continues to expand, colleges and universities are expected to engage and evolve at the same pace. What resources are available to create a cohesive social media strategy? We’ll preview the annual CASE Social Media & Community Conference, held at the end of April in Miami. About #CASESMC – This conference […]
Current students play a vital role in the success of an admissions office. Their involvement in supporting the voice and the mission of our institution can often be the most lasting impression we leave on prospective students and their families. How can we cultivate their roles to best support our institution’s goals, while also supporting […]
With marriage equality sweeping the nation, LGBTQ students are entering college life in a world that is more open and welcoming than in generations past. However, we know there is more work to be done. How can enrollment officers make their campuses even more welcoming? What questions can you expect students to be asking admissions […]
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode of Admissions Live, Nicole Lentine speaks with Gil Rogers from Chegg Enrollment Services. Tune in for a preview of the 2015 Social Admission Report, social media insights, trends from schools and students and much more.
Monday, January 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode of Admissions Live, Chris D’Orso hosts the fourth annual State of College Admission show with guest Scott Jaschik, editor at Inside Higher Ed. Tune in for a review of President Obama’s community college plan, changes in enrollment technologies […]
Monday, December 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode of Admissions Live, social media managers offer tips and tricks to keeping your content fresh and engaging for prospective students, new admits and incoming transfer students over the winter break. Guest host Erin Supinka, Social Media Manager at […]
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive On this episode, members of the recruitment offices at Saint Joseph’s University discuss how they are on the path to collecting better and more accurate admissions data in order to become better marketers and recruiters. Guest host Melissa Calder, Associate Director […]
mStoner Inc. announced today that it is merging EDUniverse with Higher Ed Live, higher education’s top source for free, weekly, professional development. Both sites are owned and produced by mStoner Inc., a marketing communications agency focusing on higher education brand strategy, design and development. See the official press release and our latest post on mStoner.com.
Originally aired: Monday, December 1 at 1:00pm ET Thinking of students and parents as “customers” has become something of a dirty word in admissions, but as the “front door” for our schools, it’s important that we understand the importance of good customer service. Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guests Karen Full, Rick Montgomery, and […]
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. ET “We tend to assume that everyone looks at web pages in the same way, but high school students have a perspective which differs in some important ways from our insider view as adults embedded in higher-ed. As a result, we’re inadvertently sending messages to our prospective students […]
Originally aired: Monday, November 3rd at 1:00pm ET Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guests Melissa Dix and Amanda Frisbee discussed how Beloit College is doing some cutting-edge work with video, both on their homepage and with their student teams.
If you’re attending HighEdWeb next week and if you’re like me, you’re at the point where you’re counting down the minutes until you arrive in Portland. The backchannel is buzzing and I hear there’s already plans in the works for karaoke outings and brunch meet-ups with friends. No doubt, the networking at HighEdWeb is just as robust […]
Originally aired: Monday, October 6th at 1:00pm ET Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guest Corey Patterson discussed how colleges and universities could — and should — do more for transfer students, at every point along the admissions cycle from inquiry to graduation.
Originally aired: Monday, September 15th at 1:00pm ET Your campus is packed with social influencers. Learning how to share their experiences, knowledge, and day-to-day life can help provide a vibrancy to your outreach and can support your recruitment goals. On this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine and guest Meg Bernier discuss best practices […]
In this segment of Admissions Live (airdate September 8, 2014), host Chris D’Orso talks with Stephanie Geyer of Noel-Levitz and Lance Merker of OmniUpdate about this year’s E-Expectations survey of college-bound students and their parents.