Why BusinessCAS™ is “A Good Move for Our Industry”

Graduate business and management programs face a host of challenges that would have been hard to fathom even 10 short years ago. Many colleges and universities are having a hard time attracting and enrolling the international students they once depended on to fill seats. A Read More

Anatomy of a 360° View of GME Applicants

An Interview with Evelyn Tate, Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business Should we change or drop standardized test requirements? Ask for letters of recommendation? Check applicants’ LinkedIn profiles? Extend our admissions’ deadline to accommodate late Read More

Graduate Business Admissions Leaders Share Strategies for Success 

Liaison recently hosted a panel discussion featuring experts in graduate management admissions and enrollment. The group shared their perspectives on some of the challenges currently facing the industry, along with creative ways they’re responding to help their institutions succeed. See how your school’s challenges compare. Read More

In the Cutting-edge Biomedical Sciences Field, BioMedCAS Drives an Admissions Revolution

It’s an exciting time in the biomedical sciences, with the recent 2019 Pew annual meeting revealing biomedical researchers’ cutting-edge explorations of new approaches to flu, cancer and cell division. In the quest to cure disease and enhance human health, the biomedical sciences sector appears to Read More

Graduate Management Programs Realize Unexpected Benefits with BusinessCAS™

When Kansas State University decided to sign on with Liaison’s BusinessCAS™ in 2018, Dee Steinle, executive director of MBA and MSB Programs, expected efficiencies in the processing of applications and time to decision. But to her surprise, KU also enjoyed a 50% increase in applications Read More

“What Is a CAS™️?” The Two-Minute Talk That Will Change How You Think About Admissions

For college and university admissions teams across the country, numbers are down and enrollment targets are being missed. There’s more competition than ever, yet applicant pools are shrinking. The facts are alarming: Only 38% of colleges meet enrollment goals by the traditional target date of Read More

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Reengineers its Admissions Process by Sending Paper to the Scrap Heap

Before Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) joined Liaison’s EngineeringCAS™, application processing and enrollment management were handled through “pencil and paper, literally,” recalls Craig G. Downing Ph.D., associate dean of Lifelong Learning and head of the Department of Engineering Management. Now, RHIT’s only remaining hard copies Read More

CAS and Community Building: Engineering a Big-Picture Vision

An Interview with David T. Poole, Director of Admission at University of Miami College of Engineering With the University of Miami College of Engineering (UMCoE) joining Liaison International’s EngineeringCAS™ in November 2018, Director of Admission David T. Poole already has a big-picture vision for the impact Read More

Setting New Standards: How Weill Cornell Uses Data to Keep Pace with Evolving Admissions Trends

As 2019 unfolds, it’s clear that the ongoing Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard lawsuit has the potential to reshape affirmative action — and may become more important for U.S. higher education institutions than the multiple rulings in Fisher v. University of Texas. Of course, Read More

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover: Scoring GME Applicants

Recently, a Liaison colleague told an interesting story comparing her first meeting with her undergraduate advisor versus her business school advisor. She recounted that her undergraduate advisor opened a folder containing her profile and flatly stated, “Based on your SAT scores and the high school Read More