A woman’s fight to get ahead. Her internal struggle of career versus family. Pay inequities. The challenge of finding support networks both inside and outside of work. A workshop delivered on these topics by four women in admission at SSATB’s 2015 Annual Meeting inspired us to take a closer look.
The Yield sat down with Kathy Mitchell O’Neal, Director of Enrollment Management at University Prep (WA) to learn about how the Puget Sound Independent Schools (PSIS) is making independent school education more accessible to families and about how admission professionals benefit from the affiliation.
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Admission committees are more than just a group of admission professionals and faculty in a room saying yes or no to files. How do these groups train and come together to build the future graduates of our schools? Three admission professionals share their experiences with leading and managing admission committees.
Admission Office Profiles
Brad Brown, Director of Admission at The Walker School, describes challenges faced in achieving enrollment each year as well as effective marketing tactics.
Alisa Evans, Director of Business Development with SSS, discusses what she recommends to schools for managing financial aid complexity and volume.
As we work through the most critical time of the admission season, it is a great opportunity to evaluate current retention practices and to remind ourselves of the importance of cultivating affirmation with our families as to why they chose to join our schools.
Understanding the role of the board will make your reporting stronger and more directed towards what they need to hear to be great trustees.
As international inquiries and applications continue to climb at both boarding and day schools, the ability to assess an international student’s readiness for an academic program is vital.
Be sure you and your admission committee know these 10 things about the SSAT in preparation for reading season.