I entered the college admission profession 27 years ago, when the internet was non-existent...like, not even discussed or thought of (except in Al Gore’s imagination haha). I kept a file box with all of my prospective students printed on paper slips with handwritten notes scribbled all over them.
With students applying to more colleges, increases in tuition discounting, and students seeking alternatives to a college education, most higher education institutions are finding it challenging to meet enrollment goals.
High school seniors have just graduated, but it doesn’t necessarily mean they're ready to start college.
I attended NACAC's annual conference in Columbus, Ohio last month to learn about strategies to help schools and professionals serve students as they are making choices around pursuing a postsecondary education.
Two major changes for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are affecting the 2017-18 school year application season.
90 percent of text messages are read within 3 minutes and 45 percent elicit a response from the recipient.
Text messaging and messaging apps are trending up as more and more people, especially young people, get smartphones and use them to communicate with one another and the world at large.
Way back when I when I began my college search (in 2007, which I'm told was only yesterday when I talk to some of my seniors about it), I wasn't too excited about the process.
Virtual assistants, a.k.a. chatbots, can help you out with any number of different functions, like telling you that you need an umbrella when you leave home, building daily to-do lists, and even recommending movies based on your interests.