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Admissions and the Common App:  Is your Online Application hurting your institution?

Over the past couple of years, the Higher Education industry has gone through an unprecedented level of innovation. Technology, competition, and market expectations have collided to create this perfect storm. 
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[Webinar] How to Optimize Your Admissions Process for Success

Strategies (and a demo) for meeting your admissions goals and improving results easier AND more efficiently than ever before
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2019 SCHRUG Alliance Conference Recap

SCHRUG 2019 is a wrap.  It was great meeting with old friends and new at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni center.  We also unveiled an early version of our Admissions product. 
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2019 HEUG Alliance Conference Recap – Admissions

It’s a wrap. We just finished our first event – the Higher Education User Group annual Alliance conference.  As a new company, we had modest expectations in terms of exposure and feedback – and we were blown away by how far we exceeded them. 
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Admissions Fraud – how to prevent high powered individuals from gaming the system

This morning, the justice department charged more than 30 people for fraudulently helping their kids get into a who’s who of higher education institutions.
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What the Film Industry Taught me about Developing Software

Many of my best friends know that I really enjoy action movies (and TV shows) – especially Superhero and Science Fiction genres.  Star Wars?  Of course!  Incredibles?  Definitely!  Game of Thrones?  Absolutely!  Deadpool and Logan?  Hell Yes!
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You Know You've Succeeded When...

When NASA declared earlier this month that the Mars Opportunity Rover was no longer working, it hit home to me – especially since its accomplishments realize what I strive to deliver with the products I’m a part of.
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GreyHeller (now Appsian) Founders to Revolutionize Higher Education Software: Improving Admissions Results and Student Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN RAMON, Calif., February 5, 2019 – Today, GreyHeller (now Appsian) founders Larry Grey and Brian Sparling announced the formation of Mutara Inc. to address two of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities: 
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Why Leave Appsian and Start Mutara?

In 2005 -- following Oracle’s successful acquisition of PeopleSoft -- my colleagues (Brian Sparling, Chris Heller) and I were feeling disillusioned with our careers and the direction we saw the enterprise software space going. With little more than a vague concept of what we felt customers needed and a feeling that we could build something that could fill that need, we started the company that is now Appsian.
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Admitting the Ideal Student: Responsible, Resilient, and Resourceful

How do colleges and universities admit the ideal class of students each school year?  It’s not an easy question to answer. There are many factors involved in making sound admissions decisions. It’s crucially important to get it right because it affects every aspect of the institution. 
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