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The Business of Enrollment
Learn about the critical financial issues connected with enrollment management, including modeling net tuition revenue, net tuition discounting, financial aid budgeting, and projecting multi-year tuition income.
School Profile: North Broward Preparatory School
We profile the admission office of North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek, Florida.
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.
3x3: Collaboration is the New Black
Three independent school professionals share their perspectives on collaboration.
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.”
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…
That’s Not My Job: Admission’s Influence in Creating Inclusive School Communities - Presentation
The role of admission directors used to focus exclusively on the admission of students with little regard to how they are engaged once they have matriculated to the community.
Pitch Practice: Creating Starters and Closers Across a School Community
While the title is baseball-centered, the purpose of this presentation is to show how one school used Daniel’s Pink’s argument for the importance of pitch practice in his book To…
It’s a Possession Game: 7 Coaching Tips for Handling an Admission Director Transition without Losing Momentum - Presentation
This is a story of space and angles, the move from defense to offense, and sideline coaching without ANY yelling at the refs. It is the story of veteran and…
Collegial Competitors: Working in a Consortium - Presentation
Do you wonder what is going on in the admission offices at competitor schools in your area?
Information for Strategic Enrollment Management: A User’s Guide - Presentation
Establishing Common Ground Between Enrollment and Technology Leaders - Presentation
Congratulations! You’ve Been Approved to Hire New Staff… Now What?
Secondary School Placement Counselor Resources: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them - Presentation
One Year Later: Pathways to Leadership in Admission and Lessons Learned - Presentation
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Building an Admission Office for the 21st Century
In today’s competitive landscape, the most successful offices will be comprised of individuals whose professional profiles include specific and unique
If You Want People to Follow the Leader, Create Shared Vision
When people experience shared vision, they will follow the leader.
Be a part of the change
Be part of the discussion and help redefine independent education so we can continue to enroll kids who will be
Leaning In To Leadership
Take that next step in your leadership development.
Nothing can “fix” the immediate disappointment many of our applicant families will feel, but I believe we can and should
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