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What our partner colleges and universities are reading

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How Louisiana Tech University used texting to develop a campus contact tracing program

Schools are utilizing texting to keep their campus safer during a pandemic

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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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How an intelligent virtual assistant can help you meet retention goals

By easily helping students accomplish tasks, Harmony keeps them engaged...

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Five touchpoints for communicating with current students

Take advantage of every opportunity to engage with students through texting.

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Communicating effectively with post-traditional college students

With a juggling act of life, family, and work, communicating effectively with...

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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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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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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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Emergency alerts vs. two-way texting for COVID-19 updates

The current state of affairs with coronavirus dominating the headlines calls...

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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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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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Integrating Salesforce with your texting platform

When the two systems play nice, you’ll get the most out of both.

Managing your...

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5 ways career services should be using texting

Students obtain an education as a pathway to gainful employment, but many...

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Being inclusive without labeling students

“I think it’s about having individual relationships with your students, so...

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Using texting to increase non-traditional student retention

According to the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 74% of all...

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Put more students in the seats for on campus events

How to make your open house a full house

With all of the work that goes into...

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The TCPA and Legalities of Texting

“Brands and businesses think they’re complying with the TCPA by having “Text...

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Enterprise texting for community colleges

While every institution needs to be strategic to effectively communicate with...

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Enhancing your brand experience with texting

How guiding constituents through every touch point can make all the difference

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Reaching community college students

Is it easier to reach a young student, new to the college experience and...

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Are your phone calls to students drowning in a sea of robocalls?

With robo-dialing on the rise, more and more students are ignoring phone calls.

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Texting practices to avoid when using emojis

Sometimes, when you’re writing about the best practices of emoji use in texts,...

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How can colleges push back on generational labels?

All millennials are not the same, and your institution could be making a...

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Developing a texting communications plan for current students

Your success depends on your ability to communicate with students, and a good...

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Which departments should be texting?

Texting can help many departments in your institution reach students. When...

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Social media in higher ed

Chris D’Orso, Associate Director of Admissions at SUNY Brockport, discusses...

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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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5 next-level texting strategies to engage current college students

You already know that text messaging is the preferred method of communication...

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[Case Study] Texting at Carroll University improves student outcomes

It’s no secret that text messaging is the preferred method of communication for...

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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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Text nudges to engage students

You can see how texting in general is effective, so it’s time to take a deeper...

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Why does your college need a texting communications plan?

Let’s say you decide to use texting as your primary means of communicating with...

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The use of texting for intercollegiate athletics

Join us as we discuss best uses for texting within intercollegiate athletics....

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Using a phone to text students is (now) a bad idea

Many institutions provide admissions counselors with mobile phones. It makes...

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Stop. Using. Periods. Maximizing your text messaging response rate

Why you should (almost) always end student texts with “?” Want to kill a...

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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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Seven rules of student engagement - Mongoose style

Higher education is more competitive than ever.  For many campuses to succeed,...

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