You, the ASEE’s Annual Conference and Liaison: Let’s Talk About Transforming Engineering Admissions

Associate deans of engineering take note: You may be facing new and fundamental questions about the future of enrollment in your programs, but you are not alone. In fact, many of your peers will soon be meeting to share and discover readily attainable solutions for Read More

Highlights in Higher Ed: Adversity Scores and College Debt Pay-Off

A fairer SAT score? The conversations surrounding college admissions and test scores just got more interesting, as The College Board announced it will begin assessing students based in part on the diversity of their backgrounds, both educational and socioeconomic. This “adversity score” will not be Read More

Sharpen Your Competitive Edge with BusinessCAS™ at the GMAC Annual Conference

If there’s been one lesson learned over the past decade, it’s that graduate management admissions offices need to adapt more quickly than ever to remain competitive. Since 2011, there’s been an 8% decline in applications to traditional two-year, full-time business programs — the bread and Read More

Highlights in Higher Ed: “Degree Inflation” for Job Seekers and Campus Safety for Students

Easing the "degree inflation" problem After a decade of chanting "college degree required," some companies are starting to look beyond the academic qualifications of applicants and are instead paying more attention to the skills those individuals possess. Apple, Google and IBM are among the employers Read More

3 Reasons to Include Social Media in Your Admissions Outreach

Most admissions professionals inherently understand that social media is a crucial component in connecting with prospective students. Often, however, it can be a challenge to get administrators on board. It can be difficult to demonstrate value — especially in the early stages of a social Read More

Highlights in Higher Ed: Snapchat, Foster Kids, and Disability “Red Flags”

Working with corporate education partners In an effort to expand its online offerings, Purdue University has teamed up with Eli Lilly and Cisco Systems to offer courses for employees of those companies who work in information technology and sales, respectively. Now Purdue will be able Read More

What’s on the Horizon for Graduate Management Education?

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus observed, “Change is the only constant in life.” In that spirit, graduate management programs are being more aggressive than ever in evaluating their offerings to ensure they not only reflect the evolving business landscape but also prepare their students and Read More

Highlights in Higher Ed: More Colleges Become Test Optional

More colleges go test optional At least eight colleges made the shift to test-optional admissions during the winter of 2018-2019, compared with only one college the previous winter. And the trend is continuing, with several other schools — including the University of San Francisco and Read More

Top Five Reasons to Attend the 2019 Liaison User Conference

Mark your calendar and start making your travel plans. Liaison, the leading provider of higher education admissions and enrollment marketing solutions, cordially invites you to the higher education recruitment and marketing event of the year, taking place June 27-28 in downtown Boston at the Westin Read More

With AACPMAS at Barry University, Everyone’s an Owner and Admissions is Paperless

Dave Fletcher, D. Min, is Director of Admissions at Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, Florida. When he assumed that role in early 2017, the institution was already using its Liaison-powered American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Applicant Service (AACPMASTM), an Read More