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Crisis Communication: What’s Your Plan?

Vol. 16 No. 9

Your school probably has a well-thought-out crisis plan in place to help your school react should the unthinkable happen. But an often-overlooked aspect of a crisis plan is communication.

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Four Reasons to Consider Shifting to a Continuous Enrollment Program

Vol. 16 No. 9

Shifting to a continuous enrollment program is a hot topic among advancement professionals in private-independent schools. Many schools have made the switch to automatically re-enrolling students for the next year if the student is in good academic standing, has no behavioral issues, and his or her account is paid in full.

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Follow These Tips When Hiring New Advancement-Focused Employees

Vol. 16 No. 8

The spring is a busy time for administrators who work in admission, enrollment management, development, and marketing communications. As your team works together to attract, select, and accept new students, you may also consider adding new administrators to your ranks.

Hiring new employees during an already stressful and hectic period isn’t easy. But it’s imperative to manage this process well and take care of candidates through every step in your hiring process.

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Five Steps for Smooth Summer Admission Tours

Vol. 16 No. 8

The summer is no time for rest in the Admission Office. Chances are that there may still be open seats for the upcoming school year and you’ll be working through the summer months to fill those spots.

But tours can feel less lively in the summer. There isn’t the usual hustle and bustle that lets prospective families see classes in action and students enjoying activities and programs.

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The First Step of Any Successful Fundraising Campaign

Vol. 16 No. 7

Your case statement is a core element of every fundraising campaign. This marketing tool communicates with donors and prospects, and begins the process of matching their values and interests with your school’s mission and guiding principles.

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Three Crucial Truths to Uncover During Exit Interviews

Vol. 16 No. 7

A family can choose to leave your school for many different reasons. It’s up to the Admission office to determine why—and surface any underlying financial or culture issues that might be plaguing your school, causing families to choose other educational institutions.

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