• In this issue of Ideas & Perspectives,

    we present a conceptual update of price, product, process; discuss the problems of "representatives" at Board meetings, and tell you how to handle marketing communications and the student.

Recent Articles

Five Reasons Why Rolling Admission Might Be a Bad Idea

Rolling admission is the process of judging each prospective student as his or her application is completed without imposing deadlines by which materials must be submitted and interviews accomplished. While many schools, both K-12 and higher, implement such a program as their main form of admission, there are some distinct disadvantages to such a system. As such, here are some tidbits worth considering if you have (or are thinking about instituting) rolling admission at your school.

Advice for New Admission Officers

Welcome to the Admission Office, Dear Reader! Whether you’re new to the office in general or simply new to the school, we’re sure you have some first-month jitters to work out. WIth that in mind, we have a few words of wisdom to share from our consultants and your fellow Admission Officers.

FAST Answers to Financial Aid Questions

Q: Can you share any tips for an effective financial aid appeal process?

School Spotlight: The Christ School’s One Great Day of Service

The Christ School, a K-8 interdenominational Christian School, delivers its mission of “scholarship, service, and leadership” not only to its students, but also to the poorest and neediest of its community. Hoping to bring awareness of their unique community service efforts in downtown Orlando, Head of School Dr. Jason Powell contacted our chief editor via Twitter for the opportunity to be featured as our school spotlight. We're thrilled to share how The Christ School delivers its mission of service in the heart of the city.

Eight Outrageous Book Bans

Banned Book Awareness Week is from September 27 through October 3, encouraging people to celebrate their right to read controversial ideas and formerly condemned texts. In honor of that noble cause, we’ve collected a list of eight books that were banned from American schools for reasons that are occasionally incomprehensible and often hilarious.

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