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The Next Generation to Visit Your Campus

We experienced parents and their children as a co-purchasing unit for over 20 years with our Boomer/Millennial and Generation X/Generation Z visitors. With the Alpha Generation, we will experience three generations, or multigenerational campus visitors, most likely resulting in a tri-purchasing cohort.

Responsible Revolution: Six Guiding Principles for Experimenting with Generative AI

Nine months after the spectacular public launch of ChatGPT3, the one question nearly every marketing leader has been asked is “So, what are we doing with AI?” The real answer is that marketers have been using different forms of AI for years. It’s just been doing boring, behind-the-scenes work like …

Overcoming the Enrollment Cliff: Strategies for Higher Ed During a Recession

As a higher education professional, I have seen how the decline in enrollment has affected institutions across the country. The enrollment cliff is the phenomenon in which  higher education institutions experience a decline in student enrollment, and it can be challenging to overcome. This decline can be attributed to various …

Optimizing the Campus Visit with Will Patch and Jeff Kallay

In this episode, we dig into the results of a fresh survey from Niche, exploring the campus visit from the perspective of students and parents. Joining the conversation is Will Patch, Senior Enrollment Insights leader at Niche, and Jeff Kallay, SVP of Enrollment Consulting at Echo Delta and leading campus …

Struggling With Admissions Burnout? Consider The Power Of Appreciation

You’ve likely read the recent articles about the high numbers of enrollment professionals leaving the field for greener pastures. I’ve read them too and think there is a bit of a crisis within admissions teams across the country. Every campus my fellow consultants and I have visited this past winter …

Countdown to Google Analytics 4 with Chris Sietsema

Analytics expert Chris Sietsema of Teach to Fish Digital gives us an update on the current state of Google Analytics 4 (GA4). We discuss some of the most important differences between Universal Analytics and GA4, and some of the ways the switch to GA4 has already impacted higher ed marketers. …

This Yield Season, Don’t Leave Out Your Most Important Partner

It’s yield season in admissions, and enrollment departments across America are hard at work turning admitted students into enrolled students. We should always be in yield mode, as waiting until the late winter is much too late for this important work to begin. Just like March Madness, income taxes, and …

Rightsizing: The Answer Higher Ed Doesn’t Want to Hear

An article was published in Vox recently called, “The Incredible Shrinking Future of College” and it caught my attention. The subtitle intrigued me: “The population of college-age Americans is about to crash. It will change higher education forever.” Cue anything from George Streicher’s Music of the Macabre here. This article …

Engaging New Audiences on Reddit at the University of Georgia

When it comes to social media for higher education, platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and TikTok dominate the conversation. In this episode, we leave that familiar territory behind to talk about a much less frequently used platform, Reddit. More specifically, we learn how the University of Georgia has been using Reddit to build their brand and reach new audiences with research and science related stories from their newsroom.