4 ways colleges can leverage recruitment

Colleges can gain a competitive advantage and better leverage for lasting success

colleges-leverage-recruitmentFor college recruitment efforts, traditional “push marketing” programs via broadcast television, direct mail and printed marketing collateral materials are consistently showing diminishing returns on investment, while innovative digital “pull marketing” like social media, interactive content marketing and search engine optimization are stimulating true engagement and increasing conversions.

Recognizing this, savvy college recruitment officers are finding new ways to transition their recruitment efforts to advanced digital marketing programs.

Here are four key emerging trends that college recruiters should keep in mind to implement successful “college recruitment 2.0” programs:…Read More

Three ways to improve your college’s recruitment program

Colleges’ recruitment efforts are based on large amounts of student data.

In today’s competitive climate, institutions face a significant conundrum: the need to simultaneously increase student enrollment and reduce student recruitment costs. This challenge has motivated institutions to stretch beyond their traditional recruitment boundaries.

In fact, admissions offices across the U.S. are taking a deep look into how they manage the student enrollment process. In many cases, institutions have adopted a business approach to enrollment management.

The admissions offices at these institutions apply a robust set of tools within their Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system to assist them with targeting and reaching specific student populations, often outside their traditional target population.…Read More