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Confronting the College Enrollment Decline

Confronting the College Enrollment Decline

Recent Clearinghouse data on higher education enrollment was not positive. Undergraduate enrollment declined 4.4% overall compared to fall 2019, with first-time freshman dropping a considerable 13%. The enrollment cliff has, in a sense, arrived early.    Higher Ed has become highly competitive. Fortunately, there is a way to improve your institution's ability to meet both established admissions goals and revenue needs. Employing predictive modeling, in combination with a proactive enrollment approach and a high-impact recruiting ...
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Accomplish more with less?

Accomplish more with less?

Recent findings by PEW research show that overall employment in US public higher education has fallen 13.7% since February 2020. A few states are seeing losses in excess of 20%. This is worse than most other major industries. Enrollment teams that were already competitively pressured are now being challenged to accomplish more with fewer resources and a leaner staff. Fortunately, you can invest in tools that both generate a positive ROI and significantly improve the ...
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Beyond Uncertainty

Beyond Uncertainty

Watch as our CEO Gerald Stanley and Mark Lora from Taylor University uncover how to move beyond uncertainty with predictive modeling for recruiting and retention. Empower your frontline admissions and develop a high-impact recruiting team that will turn insights into enrollment wins. View Webinar ...
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Seeking Market Share

Seeking Market Share

For institutions that rely heavily on their geographic area to build their student class each year, a declining prospect pool is often less important than a falling market share. Maintaining or growing the portion of students you attract in your market is a sign of competitive health, even in cases where the overall pool is shrinking. It signals that opportunities for recruiting success may be found in other locations within your market that align well ...
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Innovating to Thrive

Innovating to Thrive

History professor Steven Mintz reminds us in a recent post that true innovations are those that add real value. He submits the example of applying analytics in higher education, which provides "actionable data to guide decision making, expose problems, and prompt interventions when students are off-track and at risk of failure." Analytics, when used appropriately, is at its core a way to learn more about yourself and your organization. It is no stretch to state ...
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