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 blog post is the third 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. As a college alumnus, have you donated to your alma mater within the last two years? 63% of Princeton alumni made at least one donation to the school

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This post is the second 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. If you are a freshman starting at Columbia University, University of Chicago or Yale University this fall, based on past data, there is about a 99% chance that

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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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In this always-connected, highly competitive and highly commoditised age, B2C brands are finding new ways to innovate and differentiate to stay competitive. One key way in which they’re doing this is through the delivery of services, experiences and knowledge sharing. As such, they are seeking new technologies and platforms to enable them to promote and deliver those services and manage customers through these new channels – which is exactly why we’ve built our partnership with Salesforce. We always talk

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Widget Wednesday: One Education

Glenn

by: Glenn

For today’s Widget Wednesday, the feature site is One Education! Based in the UK, they provide a range of services that support children and those providing their upbringing, ensuring that their values for caring for children are always placed first. Neat things: Widget has a very colourful and bright theme throughout ‘Book online’ button changes colour when hovered over Photos capture the essence of the services and the focus of the site: the children Purposeful services for a meaningful

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