Just read this article on “Inside Higher Ed” about schools using agents to recruit international students. Although illegal under US law, the debate is heating up over using agencies, located in foreign countries, and paying commissions on a per-student basis. With the current economic situation,
A public community college in California has set up a scholarship fund for immigrant students — including illegal immigrants. The $2,500 scholarship has sparked anger by some, including at least one lawmaker who is threatening to cut off federal funding to the school. Orange County’s
Think redesigning your college’s logo is tough? Imagine the pressure of updating the design of the NYC subway map!
I don’t get it. Why is Lloyd Thacker such a big deal? I mean, OK, I understand that he struck out on his own to follow his beliefs that the admissions process is too commercial. That’s cool. And I’ve never heard him speak but I’m
Is anyone using Foursquare as part of their school’s social media strategy? I am curious to learn what type of branding/customization opportunities are available within Foursquare and hearing about some examples of promotions used to engage students. So far, Harvard has been the leader in
I pay $40 for a haircut. Too much? Not compared to the results I just got from a $15 hole-in-the-wall barber shop. You get what you pay for. Remember that when you launch your next marketing initiative, as well. Let me back up. I work
I’m sure you’ve noticed that this is not my first post about the importance of proper grammar. But it never hurts to have a reminder! Ann Handley, of MarketingProfs, writes of five common word usage mistakes. Take a look!
Oops. One of the many people who contribute to Twitter’s official account accidentally tweeted to the Twitter page instead of her personal account. She owned up to it though, in a follow-up Tweet: “I shouldn’t assume ALL of TWITTER appreciates the musical stylings of Enrique
I hope there English teacher is proud that their graduating.
I participated in a webinar on Friday and the feedback was clear: colleges aren’t enforcing the enrollment deadlines this year. Why? The enrollments just aren’t there. So, the May 1st deadline is getting pushed back. Is this happening to you? Not good news, sure, but