• August 24, 2017

How to Use Technology to Improve Academic Advising

How To Use Technology To Improve Academic Advising

Throughout the past decades, research has shown that student retention rate is greatly affected by the quantity and quality of interactions with peers, faculty, and staff. According to Charlie Nutt, NACADA’s Executive Director, academic advising is at the very core…

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  • July 21, 2017

How Colleges Can Support Women in STEM

How Colleges Can Support Women In STEM

The US Bureau of Statistics reports that women represent 46.7% of the labor force, yet less than ¼ hold computer or mathematical occupations and only about 15% are in an engineering or architecture occupation. While 57% of bachelor’s degrees over…

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  • June 20, 2017

How to Prevent Summer Melt

How To Prevent Summer Melt

Summer melt is an issue that admissions and enrollment departments are all too familiar with. “Summer melt” refers to students that have accepted an offer at a college and paid a deposit, yet they don’t end up enrolling in the…

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  • May 12, 2017

5 Key Takeaways from the Latest Study on New College Freshman

5 Key Takeaways From The Latest Study On New College Freshman

Researchers at UCLA have been surveying incoming freshman across the United States for the past fifty years to better understand their backgrounds, opinions, and expectations. This month, UCLA’s Cooperative Institutional Research program, part of the Higher Education Research Institute, just…

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  • January 18, 2017

Higher Ed Trends to Look for in 2017

Higher Ed Trends To Look For In 2017

As technology continues to grow at a rapid rate, trends are changing every day, especially in the higher education industry. While it can be difficult to predict what exact trends and challenges we’ll face, we take a look at the…

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  • December 15, 2016

How to Prepare Students for Loan Repayment

How To Prepare Students For Loan Repayment

According to recent reports, U.S. student loan debt is at an all-time high, totaling $1.3 trillion. It is estimated that the average Class of 2016 graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, which is a 6% increase compared to last…

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  • November 28, 2016

Improving Web Accessibility for Your Campus

Improving Web Accessibility For Your Campus

According to the U.S. Department of Education, an estimated 11% of undergraduate students have a disability. With the estimated undergraduate student population at 17.5 million in 2013, that means that over 1.9 million students have a disability. As more and…

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