FOUR LEADING STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY, ATTRACT, ENGAGE, AND ENROLL THE RIGHT STUDENTS

| December 24, 2014

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Students today are dramatically different than they were ten years ago. They’re not attending college just for a degree and “the college experience;” they want assurance of a job at the end of it all. And in addition to their heightened concern for finances, schedule flexibility, degree options, and a rewarding career, they want personalized answers—immediately. In short, they’re tough customers for marketing and enrollment departments to serve.

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