The Covid Class, Part 1: How the 2023 Inquiry Pool Has Built Through 3 Pandemic-Influenced Years
The pandemic itself may be waning, but its influence is still immediately apparent in enrollment cycles. Read on to see how inquiries have changed among the Covid Class.
6 Tips for a Successful In-House Search
Whether you are just now bringing your student search in-house or you have your search strategies mastered, we’ve prepared some important tips and reminders to keep handy throughout the fall.
Flight Patterns: How Student Migration is Changing Higher Ed
Spurred by the pandemic, college-bound students are on the move – in a few different ways.
Inquiry Sources in Coming Years: What to Expect (Part 2)
Let’s take a look at how schools have responded to the changes in Inquiry sources and where they’ve found much of their success.
Inquiry Sources in Coming Years: What to Expect (Part 1)
It’s no secret: Higher education will continue to feel the pandemic’s effects for years to come. This fact is already made evident in 2024 inquiry sources. In our 3-part blog…
Revisiting the Local Market: How is EC22 Trending?
Six weeks ago we published an early look into how students closest to our partner campuses were behaving – finding a year-over-year drop in pre-senior inquiries and continuing a trend we saw with last year’s class. As the admission cycle continues to…
Are Test Scores the New Visit?
Students visiting campus are signs for celebration and success at most colleges and universities. For prospective students, visiting campus has historically been one of the strongest ways to express interest…
The Costly Impact of Inquiry Timing and Retention
Over the past several weeks we’ve explored how inquiry timing – when a student inquires at your college or university – has important implications for yield and the formation of…
Gradually, Then Suddenly: Three Impacts of Test-Optional Admissions
“Gradually, then suddenly” is how Hemingway’s character described going bankrupt in The Sun Also Rises. It’s a fitting description of the shift colleges made to test-optional admissions over the last year….
The Local Market Challenge for Pre-Senior Inquiries
In previous blogs we’ve talked about the difference between pre-senior and senior inquiries – those students who inquire before their senior year behave differently than those who inquire during their…