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Boosting Student Retention: How Consolidating Technology and Software Can Help Keep Students at Your Institution

Student retention is a critical issue in higher education. It not only affects the financial stability of institutions, but it also impacts the futures of the students themselves. In this blog post, we will be focusing on one specific solution to improving student retention: consolidating student success technology. If schools are able to start streamlining …

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How to Boost Higher Education Enrollment During a Recession

It doesn’t matter how it happens, when an economic recession hits, it often comes with little warning. The impacts that started with the downturn of the covid-19 pandemic have had a lasting effect on the economy. Institutions are experiencing a form of long-term economic uncertainty and are acting accordingly. National undergraduate enrollment has seen an …

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How to Support First-Year Students’ Transition to Higher Education

The transition to college and university can be a daunting one, especially for first-year students. There are a number of ways that schools can help students ease into the change so they have a successful start.  Mentoring and tutor programs, student success departments, events, and workshops are great ways to do this. Students feel at …

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Harnessing Technology to Enhance Student Learning in Higher Education

As the world shifts and changes around us, it’s never been more important for us to stay informed about technology’s growing influence on the education system. Technology has revolutionized classrooms across the world, allowing for greater access to knowledge and resources. This article aims to explore its impacts—positive or negative—on student learning, examine the future …

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How to Overcome Academic Challenges: A Guide for College and University Students

Making the transition to college or university can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. Many new students wonder how to overcome academic challenges. The workload, lifestyle changes, and socializing are all part of the bigger picture in balancing university life. From effective studying to budgeting and time management, it’s normal for students to feel overwhelmed. …

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How the Recession Will Affect At-Risk Students (And What Can Be Done About It)

It goes without saying that the threat of a recession can hamper many industries. Contrary to what some may think, higher education is no exception to this rule. As times get tougher economically, universities and colleges tend to see reduced enrollment figures and lower student retention and graduation rates.  For the students who are at …

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Preparing Students for Their Futures: The Role of Higher Education

In recent years, the role of higher education has come under scrutiny. Amid concerns about the cost of college and the value of a degree, many are questioning whether institutions of higher learning are doing enough to prepare students for their future careers. There is no question that the landscape of the workforce is changing. …

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The Different Types of Leadership Styles in Higher Education Institutions

In higher education institutions there is no one size fits approach to leadership. Effective leaders develop and adapt their style to meet organizational outcomes. Organizations that work towards leadership development tend to outperform those that don’t. Leaders in profitable companies typically put culture management and employee engagement at the top of their lists. As a …

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Blueprint to Creating A Student Success Strategic Plan

Retention is key in your institution’s success and there are many things happening in higher education that affect it. The Supreme Court is deciding on affirmative action, the recession may yield reduced enrolments, or it may increase them, analysts are predicting shifts towards microcredentials, and on average schools have seen increased staff turnover. It’s all …

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Why Instruction Outside of The Classroom is So Important In Higher Ed

Higher education enrollment continues to be down. Colleges and universities risk losing students as they face the challenges of recession times. “College enrollment declines appear to be worsening,” said Doug Shapiro, executive director, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Educators aim to attract students to enroll in their undergraduate programs. Successful schools create a culture that …

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