5 ways that retention success leads to school success

Oftentimes it’s hard to muster the resources that are needed to move the needle on retention results. The retention presentation to faculty gets pre-empted. The retention committee can’t get past the in-formation stage. The board prefers to hear about website...

The 6 universal truths of retention

Many enrollment, admissions and marketing leaders find themselves knowing that retention is a priority but uncertain of where to start. The fact is that there are many possible approaches to retention. The late Rheu Stakely used to advocate for retention being...

10 recruitment benefits of segmentation

For those involved with enrollment and admissions, the idea of focusing recruitment efforts on target segments is not new. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s happening. So, here’s a little dose of motivation. Knowing more about the benefits of...

Great messaging: man vs machine

Can a computer write more effective ad copy than a human? If you look at the results of a recent campaign by JP Morgan Chase, the answer would be a resounding yes. Does that mean that we should automate the creation of marketing messaging? Absolutely not. Last year,...

Heads of school are the key to marketing success

More than ever before, it is critical that heads of school become integrally involved with marketing. Why now, you ask? Because marketing has morphed from being a fixed set of activities that emanates from a particular office to something that now touches every...