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What our partner colleges and universities are reading

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Yield season: want to make your numbers?

Getting in touch with seniors is harder than AP Calculus.

Students screen...

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Texting with Cadence creates real ROI for Admissions departments

Meet prospective students where they are: their phones

Your Admissions team...

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Advance your institution's communications with Auto Reply

When the staff at your college or university sends a text, it’s only the...

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What can an intelligent virtual assistant do for your Admissions department?

Self-service technology like Harmony can help prospective students cross the...

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Communicating with parents, high school counselors, employers & media

If your communication strategy only includes texting your student population,...

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3 texting strategies proven to rekindle conversations with students

A prospective student showed interest, asked questions, and committed to...

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Texting nudges to supplement your college's communications strategy

While students prefer texting to phone calls and emails, you can never rely on...

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Preparing for the summer of COVID-related melt

While it’s always a concern for admissions teams that high school graduates...

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How a higher ed institution increased conversions by 518% with ChatBot

Visitors to higher education websites expect to find information or complete a...

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3 relevant tips for higher ed texting through COVID-19

Whether or not you use Cadence, Mongoose’s texting platform, is irrelevant...

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Staying connected with students when your campus closes

As the higher ed community navigates COVID-19, schools are transitioning to an...

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How OCC revolutionized student success with Guided Pathways

Onondaga Community College had a need to increase student retention, but the...

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A guide to writing uncomfortable messages

Hint: Don’t pretend you’re the person who just retired

People go on vacation....

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Reaching more students with conversational engagement

What kind of impression is your school website making to visitors and potential...

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We get to do this - caring in college admissions with Brennan Barnard

"The best way to help students manage the stress [of applying to schools] is...

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How Jacksonville State combined smart integration with automation

Jacksonville State University is a 4-year public institution that faced a...

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Some surprising statistics on "stealth fighter" parents

“You can look at the IP addresses. We can actually see 10-15% of the...

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Florida Southern College is in the relationship-building business

Like many schools, Florida Southern College (FSC) had declining enrollment...

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Four strategies to avoid melt

Each cycle, admissions staffs across the country work hard to make their...

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Communicating with online students

Online students are traditionally self-starters looking to progress faster in...

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Communicating with parents of prospective students

There is no denying the importance of the parents’ role in college application...

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Get more graduate recruits with text messaging

The number of jobs requiring a graduate degree has increased by over 300%...

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Making connections with storytelling

Is a story more powerful than statistics? Ellen Treanor, associate vice...

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How Eastern Washington University reinvented communications by texting

Jens Larson, Director of Student Communications at Eastern Washington...

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Communicating with Gen Z students

St. Michael’s Assistant Director of Admissions Jake Joseph discusses how a...

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10 best practices for texting students

If there’s one thing to take away from this blog, it’s this: Before you hit...

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Admissions texting templates to make your life easier

Save time and improve response rates with these convenient templates.

We’ve...

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ELEVATE recap: Experts discuss texting with students

It’s always interesting to see what leading institutions are doing to leverage...

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Ask a 1940's Admissions Dean, Bertram L. Burnside

  • Dear Bertram: Should I partner with the Common App or the Coalition App? I am...
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Why it’s important to share texting successes with others on campus

Texting is an extremely simple yet powerful medium to use when communicating...

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Texting templates are guidelines for success

Texting templates are critical because (and be careful not to fall off your...

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Collecting mobile phone numbers and opt-in permission from students

A long, long time ago (okay, like 6 years ago) it was only possible to text...

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What mediums work best when communicating with parents?

There isn’t one magic medium that will work every time for every parent, which...

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PPY is the new black: 4 ways texting will ensure effectiveness

PPY = Prior-Prior Year Income Data for the FAFSA

Beginning in October 2016...

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Increased enrollment yield with texting: exploring the data

How to achieve higher yield rates, and other lessons learned through a full...

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Veteran wisdom for transfer admissions professionals

Practical tips to new increase transfer enrollment

Transfer students have very...

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[Case Study] Texting and yield at Presbyterian College

Suzanne Petrusch, VP Enrollment and Marketing at Presbyterian College, began...

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The student communication crisis

In an age when leaving a student a voicemail is the equivalent of stuffing a...

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What content should be on the parents’ section of your website?

Parents are the most important influencers for prospective students, which is...

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Impact of texting on enrollment

The bottom line:

There’s a clear correlation between admissions reps who are...

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Transfer folks: Make it easy on everyone - text your students

Ever feel like you’re the redheaded stepchild? May passes and the rest of your...

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How to collect parent information in the admissions process

If you want to collect parents’ email and phone numbers (and you should, given...
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When to include parents in the admissions process

Start sooner, since parents’ influence is the strongest earlier in the process

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How to text students and parents without breaking privacy laws

You already manage student privacy when it comes to emails, phone calls and...

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6 tips to crafting text messages that make the grade

So much work goes into your college’s communications strategy, from deciding...

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Personality traits of parents of Gen-Z students

The infants who worked touchscreens like Beethoven on a piano are products of...

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