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Unleashing Creativity on a Budget: The Marvel of MarCom Videos at IE University

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Dayana Kibilds , host of Talking Tactics , dove into a fascinating story of innovation and creativity in the world of higher education marketing. On the most recent episode, she chatted with the ever-charismatic Emanuel Díaz from IE University in Spain, a master of storytelling whose journey from the banking sector to academia is as inspiring as it is unique.

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Mindset and Approach- A Rising Senior’s Guide to College Admission

Georgia Tech Admissions Blog

Last year I wrote this blog criticizing February , and man did the Feb fans have some words. Wow. Well, now I’m taking the other side of that coin to say that I’m a big fan of May. First, the weather. Now, maybe you live somewhere I’m not thinking of or unfamiliar with and you have some terrible May situation, but in the South, the pollen is gone, the flowers are out, the bugs and humidity haven’t arrived, and most mornings and evenings are cool.

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Yale Chooses 24th President, Stony Brook’s Maurie McInnis

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Maurie McInnis, president of Stony Brook University, has also served in leadership roles at the University of Virginia and the University of Texas at Austin. McInnis helped establish the New York Climate Exchange, a public campus for climate research, solutions, and student opportunities. Yale's 23rd president, Peter Salovey, announced last year he would retire at the end of the 2023-24 school year to return to a faculty position.

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150 Journal Prompts for Kids, Middle & High School Students

College Transitions

Teens and young children alike can benefit enormously from the practice of journaling. Journaling can provide a healthy mode of processing all kinds of thoughts, from complicated emotions, to funny ideas, to big life goals. The classroom can be a great place to start journaling, whether the practice stays here or carries on throughout students’ […] The post 150 Journal Prompts for Kids, Middle & High School Students first appeared on College Transitions.

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Tex Admissions Fall 2024 Freshmen Client Results

Tex Admissions

View from my house in Bali My freshmen Fall 2024 clients had the strongest outcomes of any admissions cycle. Although UT received the most applications and had the lowest admissions rate ever, 24 out of 37 of my clients (65%) gained admission to their first-choice UT major. You can view my nationwide results outcomes from all admissions cycles here.

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Interested in a Gap Year? The Pros and Cons + How to Make the Most of it

Scoir

For many parents/guardians, it might be a daunting idea to let their student take a gap year off of school before leaving for college. Most parents worry that their student may decide not to attend college after taking a year off, instead opting to wander the world as a vagabond.

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A New Business School Will Double Down on Liberal Arts. Here’s Why.

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A historic gift will help Washington College in Maryland launch a new business school. The Warehime School of Global Business will focus on liberal arts and global studies. Washington College President Michael Sosulski said liberal arts skills will help students adapt to an ever-changing business landscape. The new school is made possible by a $15 million gift from Elizabeth Warehime, an alum of Washington College.

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Early Action vs Early Decision: Understanding the Difference

Solomon Admissions

So, you’ve started researching colleges you’re interested in applying to. You’ve done the virtual tour, read about the amazing clubs, and dreamt about having group Spotify sessions with your dorm floor. You’re starting to make your spreadsheet with the college deadlines, and you’re coming across a few different types of deadlines, including Early Decision and… The post Early Action vs Early Decision: Understanding the Difference appeared first on Solomon Admissions Consulting.

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Schools with Strong Programs in History

Top Tier Admissions

In The Case for Humanities Majors , we advocated for the value of the history degree—not only for the admissions boost it provides high schoolers who show a developed interest in history, but also for career and graduate school preparation, long-term earning potential, and overall quality of life. In his report for the American Historical Association, Why Study History?

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Next-Level Strategies in CRM for Higher Education: Advanced Data Integration and Engagement Analytics

HEM (Higher Education Marketing)

Reading Time: 9 minutes The rapid advancement of higher education marketing strategies indicates that institutions are continually seeking innovative strategies to enhance student engagement and streamline administrative processes. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems have become pivotal, offering robust solutions that transcend traditional communication methods and make administrative processes far easier.

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Prison Education Programs Await Pell Grant Approval Amid Slow Rollout

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Last summer, the Department of Education extended Pell Grant eligibility to incarcerated students. Pell Grants award students financial aid for college that they don't need to repay. In January, Cal Poly Humboldt's prison education program was the first in the country to be approved for Pell Grant funding. Since then, no other programs have been approved.

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Dear Roadie: Should I Switch to a College Job to Get Tuition Discounts for My Kids?

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Dear Roadie, I’m a 41-year-old mom with twin 17-year-old sons. My husband and I are concerned about their college expenses. The post Dear Roadie: Should I Switch to a College Job to Get Tuition Discounts for My Kids? appeared first on Road2College.

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Beyond the Campus Tour: Rethinking College Visits

Top Tier Admissions

Every summer, prospective students descend upon college campuses, eager to learn more about academic opportunities and get a taste of campus life. Prospective families are armed with the same advice: “meet your admissions officer,” “eat a meal in the dining hall,” “visit a class.” While there is some value in this, it can still be hard to get a “feel” for what it would be like to be a student on campus.

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Is Liberty University Accredited? Is it Legit?

College Transitions

Is Liberty University Accredited? Is Liberty University Legit? Before we answer those questions and take a close look at the recent Liberty University scandals, let’s begin by examining the very name of the school. When you think of the word “liberty,” maybe you think of America, feeling free, or the capacity to do whatever you […] The post Is Liberty University Accredited?

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UCLA, UC Davis Academic Workers Go on Strike

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The union representing academic workers in the University of California (UC) system called for UCLA and UC Davis members to strike starting Tuesday, May 28. Workers at UC Santa Cruz were the first campus to be called to strike last week. The university says the strike is illegal because it violates the no-strike clause in the union's collective bargaining agreement.

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Weekly Update: May 30

DC College Counseling

Not long now, everybody! The end of the school year is almost here! Just hang on a little bit longer! BIGGEST COLLEGE-RELATED NEWS OF THE WEEK NORTHEASTERN: NYC STYLE Marymount Manhattan College, a small liberal arts school in New York City known for their theater programs, just announced a merger with Northeastern University. After the merger, Marymount Manhattan will be renamed Northeastern University-New York City.

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USC: Class of 2028 Acceptance Rate

Top Tier Admissions

The University of Southern California (USC), located in the heart of Los Angeles, California, is the oldest private research university in the western United States. Founded in 1880, USC has made a name for itself among the nation’s elite higher education institutions. USC is ranked #28 (tied with University of Florida, UC Davis and UC San Diego) among National Universities by U.S.

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Dear Roadie, My Son Struggles in AP Courses. Is The Stress Worth It for College?

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Dear Roadie, My son wants to load up on AP classes his senior year because he thinks it will impress. The post Dear Roadie, My Son Struggles in AP Courses. Is The Stress Worth It for College? appeared first on Road2College.

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25 Job Interview Questions & Answers that Will Get You Hired

College Transitions

Whether you’re just about to earn your bachelor’s degree in Engineering and are competing for your dream job in coding, or you’re simply applying for a low-stress job without a degree before you decide to take the plunge and start college, chances are you’ll need to do an interview before you can start working and […] The post 25 Job Interview Questions & Answers that Will Get You Hired first appeared on College Transitions.

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Demonstrated Interest at Tufts

The Koppelman Group

So you want to be a Jumbo, huh? Elephants are not normally credited with, you know, subtlety, and you might be tempted to take the “spraying water through your trunk” approach to demonstrated interest. Here’s the thing, though — demonstrated interest is not the secret weapon that you think it is, and it’s important that you know where to focus your energy as you knock out your applications.

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The Complex Student Journey: Insights from NYU's Enrollment Marketing with Joey Schmidt

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In the latest episode of the Confessions of a Higher Ed CMO podcast, host Jaime Hunt sits down with Joey Schmit , Associate Vice President of Global Enrollment Marketing and Communications at NYU. They delve into the intricacies of mapping the student journey and the transformative power of design thinking in enhancing the student experience. This episode is a goldmine for higher education professionals looking to create more cohesive and student-centered experiences.

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Johns Hopkins SAT Scores: Full Breakdown

Next Admit College Admissions Blog

Johns Hopkins University , renowned for its research and academic excellence, sets high standards for its incoming students. In this article, we will delve into how those standards relate to SAT scores and requirements at Johns Hopkins University. Be sure to explore our other articles discussing ACT statistics and requirements for Johns Hopkins University!

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60 Team-Building Activities for Kids & Middle/High School Students

College Transitions

Collaboration and communication are essential skills that students develop throughout their childhood and teenage years. You can help your students learn these skills by introducing team-building activities, which offer opportunities to collaboratively complete tasks, bond over mutual interests, and accomplish goals together. Below you can find 60 team-building activities for kids in elementary school as […] The post 60 Team-Building Activities for Kids & Middle/High School Students fi

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Creating a College List: Reach, Target, and Safety Schools

HelloCollege

Applying to college isn’t just about throwing your hat in the ring; it’s about smart strategy, ensuring a mix of colleges that align with your aspirations and academic profile. Let’s dive into creating a college list that categorizing your options into reach, target, and safety schools. What Are Reach Schools? Think of reach schools as your “dream schools.” Their acceptance rates are slim, making them highly competitive.

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How Salem Community College Mastered CRM Implementation: A Tale of Strategic Innovation and Teamwork

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Another episode of " In Your Element," features Kelly Schimpf , the Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Services at Salem Community College. Known for its proactive approach in higher education, Salem has set a benchmark in implementing customer relationship management (CRM) systems, specifically Element451. Hosts Daniella Nordin and Brendan Henkel chat with Kelly about how under her leadership the college has not only adopted but excelled in leveraging this technology to enhance their ope

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Johns Hopkins ACT Scores: Full Breakdown

Next Admit College Admissions Blog

Johns Hopkins University , renowned for its research and academic excellence, sets high standards for its incoming students. In this article, we will explore how those standards relate to ACT scores and requirements at Johns Hopkins University. Be sure to check out our other articles discussing SAT statistics and requirements for Johns Hopkins University!

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The Crucible Act 1 Summary & Analysis

College Transitions

Published in 1953 as a critique of McCarthyism and the Red Scare , Arthur Miller’s The Crucible is a nail-biting depiction of how paranoia leads to internecine violence. Even more crucially, the text illustrates the theocratic origins of modern American sexual mores. This article will provide a detailed summary and analysis of Act 1 of […] The post The Crucible Act 1 Summary & Analysis first appeared on College Transitions.

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Notre Dame, HBCU Team Up for Graduate Business Pipeline

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The University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business teamed up with Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically Black institution, to boost opportunities for students. Xavier students will have pathways to graduate business programs at Notre Dame as part of the partnership. Xavier is the only Catholic school among the country's historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

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Major Selection is a Major Deal: How to Strategize for College Applications

Berkeley² Academy

Major selection is an important part of the holistic review process colleges use to assess students for admission. Students being admitted by major means that admissions officers consider the (often limited) amount of space available in a specific department when assessing students’ strengths. Many factors go into evaluating a student’s fit for their chosen major.

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How to Get into UNC Chapel Hill

The Koppelman Group

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, sometimes just called UNC, is a public research university. You have probably heard of their Basketball team, the UNC Tar-Heels… Come on, Michael Jordan went there. But there is a lot more going on at UNC. It’s one of the oldest public universities in the US. They offer over 70 courses of study for their about 20k undergrads.

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60 Easy Science Experiments for Kids

College Transitions

What makes clouds rain? Why do crayons burn? Why is it easier to float in salt water? Science experiments for kids are fun, but they’re also a hands-on way to learn and discover our world’s many mysteries. Future chemistry majors, engineers, and PhDs need to start somewhere, and at-home experiments are a perfect way for […] The post 60 Easy Science Experiments for Kids first appeared on College Transitions.

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Biden Administration Forgives Another $7.7B in Student Loan Debt

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Joe Biden's administration has continually forgiven student loans during his presidency. His latest action impacts three groups of borrowers. Most of this latest debt forgiveness applies to public servants. President Joe Biden has approved another $7.7 billion in federal student loan discharges. The Department of Education (ED) announced that the latest debt forgiveness impacts 160,500 borrowers.

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A Conversation on Mental Health: How Parents and Guardians Can Support Their Students in High School for Success in College

College Wise

How can you successfully support your student in high school for success in college? Learn more from our conversation with Marjorie Seidenfeld about college counseling, mental health, and transitioning to college.

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Applying to Vanderbilt as a Student Athlete

The Koppelman Group

Vanderbilt is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee that has become extremely popular for crafting what many believe is the perfect college experience. Nashville is a music, culture, and food mecca, with tons of career opportunities for students as they look forward to what comes next. While pursuing their degree (or degrees, for that matter), the 13,700 students, about half undergraduate, have access to an innovative and fun college experience.

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JMU Acceptance Rate, Ranking, & Tuition (2024)

College Transitions

JMU Acceptance Rate, Ranking, Tuition, & More — James Madison, America’s fourth president, might have been known as “the father of the Constitution,” but the university that is his namesake, James Madison University, was founded as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women. Located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, about a two-hour car ride southwest of […] The post JMU Acceptance Rate, Ranking, & Tuition (2024) first appeared on College Transitions.

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College Enrollment Continues to Rebound, but Slowly

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A new report shows that undergraduate enrollment rose 2.5% in spring 2024. This follows a 1.2% increase last fall. Overall, enrollment numbers still fall far below pre-pandemic totals. HBCUs continue to gain students, as do STEM and vocational fields. Finally some good news for an industry desperate for it: Higher education enrollment is up. According to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, undergraduate enrollment rose 2.5% in spring 2024, adding some 359,000 st

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Navigating the First Year as an Admissions Counselor: Insights from Lucy Coopman

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Mission Admissions Podcast host, Jeremy Tiers , dove into the unique perspective of a young admissions counselor who's making waves in her first year on the job. Lucy Coopman from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Lucy's journey is particularly relevant as nearly half of all admissions counselors today have less than two years of experience, many of whom are in their twenties.