Tag Archives: college admissions

Cool Tool | SlideRoom

SlideRoom is a pioneer in alternative modes of assessment during college admissions. As a comprehensive platform for accepting applications, portfolios, references, and payments in one secure location, organizations around the world use SlideRoom to manage the decision making process for admissions, … Continue reading

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The Problem with College Admissions These Days

And the solution from an unlikely group of heroes leveling the playing field. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero College admissions is not fair. That is the fundamental premise upon which this company rests, and is what keeps CollegeVine CEO Jon Carson … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | College Explorer

Fall is usually the time when college applications are on students’ and parents’ minds, but truth is, any time is a good time to start thinking about college applications. College Explorer is a free online tool from the not-for-profit NWEA … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SchoolWise

One million of the 3.5 million high school graduates, each year, do not go to college. The lack of high school guidance resources prevents students from planning their career and future. The problem is not with school counselors. The problem, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | trovvit

Nearly every day, one can read a new article on how difficult and complicated getting into college has become. Now there’s a new app to make the college application process smoother by making it easy for students to keep track of their extracurricular activities and … Continue reading

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Stealth Students

Using technology to engage with those elusive, would-be applicants. GUEST COLUMN | by Lauren Mead The rise of “stealth students” – those elusive, unknown would-be applicants whose first contact with a school’s admissions department is when they submit an application … Continue reading

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Want to Drive On-Campus Visits?

Time to elevate your student relationship management game. GUEST COLUMN | by Jennifer Wiles It’s all set up to impress: the perfectly manicured lawn bustling with student activity. The state of the art gym. The recently renovated dorms. College campuses … Continue reading

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Trends | Mythbusting Admissions

Gil Rogers and Michael Stoner have written an informative paper about where prospects and professionals agree—and disagree—on enrollment, marketing, messages and channels. What’s interesting are the gaps between what the pros think they know and how actual students really feel. These … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Admittedly

Admittedly is an online college advisory platform that seamlessly allows high school students, their parents, and guidance counselors to collaborate on the site. The platform utilizes matching algorithms similar to those on dating sites like Match.com and OkCupid to match students … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Campuscene


Campuscene is one of the only inbound marketing platforms designed for college admissions. 
It’s no secret: the college search is a daunting and frustrating process. There are over 7,500 options in higher education, and students are supposed to choose which one is … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Campus Steps

The majority of high schools don’t have access to technology that can fundamentally improve the success of college-bound students. For every one high school counselor there are 477 students and, on average, a high school student will receive a mere 25 … Continue reading

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Admit This

Optimizing fall college fair travel with today’s technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Gil Rogers Year after year, college admissions officers invest thousands of hours planning and coordinating their fall travel schedules in hopes of engaging interested potential students throughout their … Continue reading

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38 Minutes

Making the most of your time with your college counselor GUEST COLUMN | By Betsy Peters Official playing time for an NFL game is 60 minutes. In the NBA, official playing time is just 48 minutes. Yet according to statistics … Continue reading

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Interview | J.T. Allen Walks Students Forward with myFootpath

J.T. Allen started myFootpath in 2000 with his mother, a longtime guidance counselor. Initially, they created the company to try and make the “going to college” process easier for students and families. “As anyone that’s been through this process can … Continue reading

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