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Top 5 best practices for texting across the student lifecycle

RNL formed a strategic partnership with Mongoose because they see texting as a critical touchpoint for engagement with their clients.
 
Texting helps improve student enrollment, allows you to reach more parents, increases student success and graduation rates, and enables you to stay connected with alumni and donors. Whether you’re currently using a texting platform for a specific department on campus or still putting together a communication strategy, it is critical to understand when and how to use texting to foster engagement.
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[Webinar] ELEVATE 2019: What to Expect

Hear from Mongoose’s very own Greg Bauch as he reviewed details of what to expect during this year's ELEVATE user retreat in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Effective use of texting across the enterprise

Panelists from Daemen College and Plymouth State University will speak with Mongoose’s Amanda Torrelli to share how they’ve implemented texting solutions. You’ll hear their success stories and best practices for enterprise texting.

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Texting in advancement: Best practices and new opportunities

In this free, 45-minute webinar, learn how advancement professionals from UNC Charlotte and Coe College are leveraging texting to enhance and improve alumni engagement and fundraising.

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[Clients Only] Introduction to Cadence and texting best practices

Hear from Ashley and Amanda from Mongoose as they review the latest updates from Mongoose, general best practices for texting with students, and new and improved resources for our clients. You'll need your Mongoose Cadence login credentials to access the video and slide deck.

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Mongoose ELEVATE 2018 user retreat webinar


View the recording of our webinar hosted by Mongoose’s President, Dave Marshall, about the value of attending this year’s ELEVATE user retreat. Learn reasons why you should attend, how you can convince your boss it’s a good idea, and what to expect when you visit Buffalo this August. 

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Texting throughout the student lifecycle

Learn from a diverse panel of Mongoose users that have leveraged texting throughout the student lifecycle to enhance and improve student experience. Amanda will interview panelists and explore their texting journey in the areas of student success, financial aid and students services. We will discuss why texting, success stories, learning lessons and creative texting tactics.

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The use of texting for intercollegiate athletics

Join us as we discuss best uses for texting within intercollegiate athletics. We’re excited to sponsor this panel discussion featuring four industry experts – each with a unique take on how texting can and should be used within an athletics department.

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Using mobile technology to improve communication with students

Struggling to communicate with today’s students? Join leadership from the University of Oklahoma, Radford University and University of the Sciences for a panel discussion on "Using Mobile to Improve Communication with Students."

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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 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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