Guide To Going Social In Financial Aid

Guide to Going Social in Financial Aid

  • February 24, 2015

Admissions offices routinely use social media to attract and recruit students to their universities, but financial aid has lagged behind. Financial aid directors (FDAs) may fear that developing and maintaining a social media campaign will take too much time and…

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Increase Enrollment: How To Make It Rain Students

Increase Enrollment: How to Make it Rain Students

  • January 19, 2015

Today’s generation of college-aged students are the most accessible group to date with social media, text messaging and email. And yet, they might be the hardest to actually get through to. That’s the difficult playing field that exists when it comes…

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4 Tips For Better Student Engagement

4 Tips for Better Student Engagement

  • January 8, 2015

It’s hard to watch students you care about miss deadlines, lose out on financial aid opportunities or leave FAFSA applications incomplete. This behavior sets them up for later hardships such as an incomplete education or defaulted loans. As you know,…

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Roadmap To Reducing Your School’s Default Rate

Roadmap to Reducing Your School’s Default Rate

  • January 7, 2015

The Post-Secondary Loan Crisis More than one in ten students who entered repayment in financial year 2011 have defaulted on their loans. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the recently released three-year federal student loan cohort default rate –…

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Why Self-service Should Be Colleges’ Top Priority

Why Self-service Should Be Colleges’ Top Priority

  • December 17, 2014

We are a self-service society, especially Millennials. Born between 1980 and 2000, this generation prizes digital self-service more than ever before. Statistics show 72.5% of Millennials prefer a website for information over a call center. Since Millennials comprise most of…

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