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A Parent’s Journey: The Impact of Lead Nurturing

August 28, 2019 | By Sarah Rude
A Parent's Journey: The Impact of Lead Nurturing

I was discouraged with the public school system in my community. My son, John, has average intelligence as well as ADHD and dyslexia. His mind works differently than his peers. After four years in our local school district, John was making very slow progress. The school was not providing his accommodations regularly. I was desperate… Read More

The Admissions Professional’s Glossary

August 21, 2019 | By Cassandra Breeding
The Admissions Professional's Glossary

If you’re relatively new to the world of admissions, you may be a little confused by all the jargon. To help you make sense of it all, we’ve put together this handy glossary of helpful admissions and enrollment terms.

How to Have a Successful Campus Visit

Learn how to host a successful visit

The independent and private K-12 industry is constantly evolving, as are the trends for attracting and obtaining new students. However, one strategy remains consistent — hosting campus visits for prospective families. This is a game-changer in their decision-making process and a chance for them to envision themselves as a part of your school’s community. In… Read More

It is That Yield Time of Year…

It is time to start focusing on your yield

It is that yield time of year where across all media channels, schools will be promoting their “revisit” days, “acceptance parties”, “welcome nights”, etc.  It has come to the point where admission offices will do almost anything to get a heads-up on their yield. Which begs the question, “why not have a better idea throughout… Read More

Stay Top of Mind with Text Messaging

February 20, 2019 | By Cassandra Breeding

SMS vs MMS First, let’s define a few keywords together. Two acronyms you might have heard in the past are SMS and MMS. SMS stands for Short Message Services, which allows up to 160 characters per text message. MMS stands for Multimedia Messaging Services, which allows an unlimited number of characters per message and the… Read More

5 Powerful Features Within SchoolAdmin

January 3, 2019 | By Cassandra Breeding

SchoolAdmin is a powerful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, where we believe in the power of relationships and work hard with each of our schools to be the leading software for admissions and enrollment. Seriously, we love working with admissions and enrollment professionals and understand your role. As a SchoolAdmin client, you have access to… Read More

Simplify the Evaluation Process

At the beginning of the calendar year, schools get their review committees together and they begin the evaluation process of their current application pool for the upcoming school year. This process requires many committees to meet multiple times during the reading season to make decision recommendations for students. Some committees may have final say over… Read More

Communication Plans: The Key to Increasing Funnel Conversions

Communication Plans

What if you had a tool that increased your school’s yield by increasing each conversion in your funnel? What if you successfully utilized a tool to save time by automatically sending out each communication to your valuable families, while continuing to build relationships and grow your funnel? Picture the ability to simply communicate deadlines, share… Read More

How to Build A Communication Plan

November 27, 2018 | By Cassandra Breeding

What Exactly is a Communication Plan?   It is a strategic plan for communicating with your families in a targeted and personalized way. Communication plans are automated actions that trigger in response to parent or admin actions. They can save time by eliminating routine tasks, as well as automatically providing useful information to applying or… Read More

10 Signs your Admissions Software is Holding You Back

November 20, 2018 | By Cassandra Breeding
admissions software

Isn’t it crazy to think that the first mobile phone came out in 1973 and 34 years later we were introduced to the first iPhone? Now there is a new smartphone coming out left and right with the latest features of facial recognition, games to play, and people to connect with. We have come so… Read More