On our Admission e-List, discussion bloomed over the right way to attract more diverse applicants for various grade levels. Encouraging a diverse, accepting culture is a primary goal of many schools’ recruiting efforts, representing part of a school’s overall mission to create inclusive environments and help its students become citizens of the world.
With that in mind, we’ve put together some tips for those who’d like to diversify their applicant pool while keeping their school’s mission at the heart of all recruitment efforts.
Generating social media content that resonates with your school’s varied audiences requires time, energy, and inspiration. If you need extra hands to help create your school’s posts, updates, and graphics, involve those for whom the internet has been a second home: your students!
To get your communication intern program started off on the right foot, Stacy Jagodowski—the Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications at Cheshire Academy and recent School Spotlight recipient—offers a few words of wisdom.
“Major” fundraising events can often overwhelm the attention of even the most experienced Development Office. Autumn auctions and spring galas can become the office’s main attractions. However, by focusing on these development-focused events, Development Directors might lose sight of prime stewardship opportunities that happen all the time on campus.
It’s the beginning of the new school year, and with that comes new faces in the Development Office. Welcome! 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 to help you make the most of your first year in your new position.
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.
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.
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