Category: Recruitment

  • Storify Your Institution – CASE Social Media

    via Some colleges are already using Storify to tell their stories. How do choose which tweets best tell your college’s story and how to highlight them? Posted via email from nextSTEPH’s posterous  

  • Top 10 Colleges for Ambitious Students

    Via the Huffington Post. From the Huffington Post: Top 10 Colleges for Ambitious Students Sent from my iPad Posted via email from nextSTEPH’s posterous

  • Want to attract star students? Help them find a purpose.

    A valedictorian recently gave a speech at her graduation. Instead of it being a day of accomplishment, it became a day of dissension. If prospective students feel this way about education, how does higher education expect these students to move on to higher education?

  • College, Inc on PBS

    This past week has been a pretty busy week in the world of Higher Education. College, Inc. aired on PBS on May 4th. What do you think the future holds for colleges? When you have the chance view the view and let us know what you think.

  • Students Using Video as Part of Application Process

    A while ago, I wrote a post about how colleges are using videos for recruitment. Some students are responding by submitting videos as part of their college applications. Read more about Students Using Youtube To Impress Colleges.

  • The Question of a College Degree

    Before we start: I would like to reference my Disclosure Policy. This is solely my opinion and no one else’s. 🙂 Today, some may think that college is becoming more of an option than a requirement. In today’s environment when its a challenge for people with *multiple* degrees to gain employment, people are questioning if…

  • Ivy League College steps up the game for video in admissions

    Unless you haven’t seen the news lately, Yale’s admissions video, That’s Why I Chose Yale had hit the mainstream. Most of us in Higher Ed have been growing aware of the use of video and how it aids in the admissions process. We all have been diligently adding videos to our websites, blogs, twitter and…

  • 12 Favorite Tweets from EduWeb 2009

    This is the second year that I’ve attended the EduWeb Conference. This year, there were more sessions that I wish I could of attended but couldn’t because some of them happened at the same time. Fortunately, thanks to to the resources of Twitter, I was able to view what was going on, even though I…

  • How many college profiles is too many?

    All the talk about online reputation management lately has me thinking. For a while, I have been using Google Alerts to monitor what’s being said about my clients, including the schools that I work with. Its just that with the hundreds if not thousands of college profiles sites out there, its tough for an online…

  • Admissions Officers Highlighed in NY Daily News

    In the jobs section of the New York Daily News, there is an article (link not available as of this posting) about being an admissions officer as a career. One of the surprising things the article stressed was that 1 out of 10 admissions officers look at an applicant’s social networking profile (i.e  Facebook, LinkedIn,…