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Two ways COVID-19 will permanently reshape higher education

"May you live in interesting times" This (purported) Chinese curse seems appropriate to the impact of coronavirus.  
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Want to Increase Yield?  Follow a White Glove Admissions Process

Ever since I wrote about how the online application could be hurting your ability to innovate, I’ve had many discussions with institutions discussing ways they've increased their candidate pool and engagement throughout the applicant journey – and how this has a direct impact on their admissions results.
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Admissions Essays: an Endangered Species

Many institutions today are facing a competitive landscape and are searching for ways to remove barriers to candidate engagement.  However, many also want a more complete picture of the candidate as part of the decision-making process for both admissions and finical aid.  What does this mean for essays on either the application or within standardized tests?
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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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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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Why Mutara?

Business Transformation without Chaos  Why does an organization adopt a new software product?  For most, it’s to transform its business in positive ways to maximize business value.  This means disrupting the status quo for something that’s better.  Unfortunately, disruption usually brings chaos with it. 
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