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Go above and beyond at ELEVATE 2019

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Here at Mongoose, we constantly look for new ways to inspire and assist our clients. This year, with the third edition of ELEVATE, our user retreat, we’ll take our efforts even further.

ELEVATE unites forward-thinking leaders in higher education and is unlike any conference you’ve ever experienced. Attendance is capped at 150 Mongoose Cadence clients, and you definitely do not want to miss out.

The retreat takes place Sunday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at La Concha Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with an itinerary that includes:

  • How our peer institutions use Cadence most effectively
  • Expert best practices for texting with students [and parents]
  • Ways to improve student success and engagement through text “nudges”
  • What’s next in texting and messaging

As Puerto Rico is an American territory, no passport is required for entry. And, if you register by April 10, 2019, you can take advantage of the Early Bird registration rate ($100 savings).

Register for ELEVATE 2019


How to text students and parents without breaking privacy laws

You already manage student privacy when it comes to emails, phone calls and other channels. The good news is that texting is just another medium. Yes, there are a few special things to keep in mind, but it’s actually fairly simple to be in compliance. Here’s what you need to know.

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Communicating with parents of prospective students

There is no denying the importance of the parents’ role in college application process. Schools that find effective ways to communicate with parents will have an upper hand when it comes to college admissions. This guide will help you identify who you’re talking to and how to best earn parents’ trust.

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Best practices for texting students

If there’s one thing to take away from this blog, it’s this: Before you hit send, ask yourself, “Is this valuable information for students?”

While texting is a powerful way to engage prospective and current students, there are right and wrong ways to do it. Here are some tips for effective SMS texting.

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