Because EMA is responsible for delivering nearly 90,000 SSATs and 45,000+ SAO applications annually to families, students, and our member schools, we have a unique vantage point in working with all parties to better understand changing dynamics.
I’ve seen that when all revenue-focused offices are working together strategically, there’s no better technique for long term enrollment success.
What is more exciting than telling kids they've been accepted to your school? We share some great video examples from our members.
Change is inevitable. Much like colleges and universities over the past few decades, independent schools are experiencing significant changes in the enrollment landscape. To survive and thrive, we must evolve from the old view of admission to an enhanced long-term strategy for enrollment management.
Though the methods of communication with families have changed somewhat since 2014, what we’ve heard from parents has stayed the same: they expect timely and personalized communications throughout the school consideration and application process.
We proudly present The Character Skills Snapshot, an innovative tool designed to measure eight essential character skills for admission: resilience, open-mindedness, responsibility, teamwork, social awareness, self-control, intellectual curiosity, and initiative.
In June, we released member survey results which quantify the anticipated changes in international student enrollment in our schools based on new U.S. immigration policy. Given what the survey confirms, how should independent schools adjust to “the new normal”?
Given the importance of admission and enrollment to your school’s future, and given your department’s oversight of approximately 84% of your school’s operating budget, it’s no longer useful for admission officers to sit on the sidelines when it comes to strategic enrollment discussions at your school.