In this episode of the Enrollment Management Round Table, our panel discusses why schools lose prospective students in the pass-off between Marketing and Admissions, and how you can bridge the disconnect with practical fixes and best practices.
This is a version of the white paper published through Career Education Review, and is a deeper look into the information presented by Tom King and Gregg Meiklejohn in the March 19th podcast ‘Organize A Quality Remote Admissions Program Quickly’. We hope this information helps.
As many schools rapidly shift to online operations in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Admissions teams are struggling to be effective when in-person interviews are not possible. Adopting a Virtual Admissions Best Practice process is, in our opinion, crucial in avoiding lulls in enrollment over the next few months. Virtual Admissions will mitigate the current disruption and also become the new normal when the dust settles.
Most schools were not prepared for this abrupt disruption in business processes. Your school doesn’t have to face this alone. There are many associations and businesses dedicated to making sure your school comes out the other side of this situation and is prepared for the demand waiting there.
Social distancing means many people are staying home, and while there, plenty of them will be thinking about their uncertain futures. For some, this will involve searching for new careers, upgrading their skills, or continuing education they paused in a better job market. Establishing effective Virtual Admissions processes now will help you to be there to support them. Let’s take a look at how we can help these new “Explorers” choose to upgrade their skills through your school. Read more
In this podcast, Tom King and Gregg Meiklejohn of Enrollment Resources give an overview of the pieces needed to organize a quality Remote Admissions program quickly.
A companion white paper to this podcast will be published this week. Watch your inboxes for the link.
For a more in-depth conversation on this matter, please call Tom King or Sterling Simpson at Enrollment Resources at 250-391-9494.
Our presenters in this episode are Gregg Meiklejohn, Shane Sparks, Tom King of Enrollment Resources, and JP Smith, President of Celsius Marketing | Interactive. The panel explores one interesting strategy that will get the various regulators off your back and have employers wanting to hire your grads. The question you must always ask is, “How can I get my School to world-class like Tesla is to cars and Apple is to smartphones?
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