The Yield, Fall 2017

 As the independent school landscape becomes more complex, the need for enrollment managers to produce (and provide meaning for) a variety of institutional data increases.

Diving Into Data
As the independent school landscape becomes more complex, the need for enrollment managers to produce (and provide meaning for) a variety of institutional data increases.

Three x 3: Collaboration is the New Black
Three independent school professionals share their perspectives on collaboration.

Admission Office Profiles: North Broward Preparatory School (FL)
We profile the admission office of North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Data/Finance: Pricing Strategy
A product or service with highly differentiated quality or unique style has more latitude to set its price in the market vis-à-vis its competitors.

Marketing: Using Domestic Students to Boost a Boarding Population
While boarding enrollment continues to wane across North American independent boarding schools, St. Andrew’s College (ON) is experiencing an uptick.

Leadership: The Power of Partnership: Building Influence and Leadership with Your School's Business Officer
Given the high stakes (institutional enrollment success), it is critical to change current realities and to build anew the partnership between the two organizational centers.

Assessment: Developing The Character Skills Snapshot
Based on recommendations from the Think Tank on the Future of Assessment over the last several years, EMA felt strongly that member schools should be closely involved in the development of a new character assessment for admission.

Member Spotlight: Wellesley L. Wilson, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, The Harpeth Hall School (TN)
A brief interview with member Wellesley L. Wilson, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, The Harpeth Hall School in Tennessee. 

Features

Enrollment Perspectives: An Interview with Shelley Dorfler
Shelley Dorfler served as secondary school counselor and dean of students at The Town School for Boys (CA) for more than 40 years, and had a front row seat to our community’s evolution.

What You Need to Know about The Mastery Transcript Consortium
The MTC is a growing consortium of accredited independent schools “organized around the development and dissemination of an alternative model of assessment, crediting, and transcript generation.”