This blog post is the last in a series about the Student Life Cycle outlining why colleges should be adopting technology to better manage the entire student life cycle process; from applying and accepting to attending; to graduating to alumni giving and continuing education; and finally for some, to attend graduate school. At many graduate schools, the admission process is more haphazard than the undergraduate process. There are many reasons for this. The volume of applicants is lower as there

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This post is the first in a blog series about the Student Life Cycle outlining why colleges should be adopting technology to better manage the entire student life cycle process; from applying and accepting to attending; to graduating to alumni giving and continuing education; and finally for some, to attend graduate school. In 1989, a movie came out about the college application process called “How I Got Into College.” The movie featured scenes of the college admissions department sitting around

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“Fifteen years from now more than half of the universities [in America] will be in bankruptcy,” predicts Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen in an article in The Economist. These are very dire words from an expert in education and business. Although America has the best higher education system in the world, it is also the most expensive. Over the past decade, federal and state government funding has been dropping and online education continues to explode. Meanwhile, new challenges are

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