Money Marketing Matters: How to Effectively Share the Value of Financial Aid Packages

How important is money — and your school’s financial aid package — to today’s college applicants and their parents? According to one study, 53% of families considering which institution a child should attend decided not to look at certain schools based on perceived cost alone, Read More

How to Set Up and Customize Your CAS With the WebAdMIT™ Configuration Portal

Ensuring that your program has the potential to achieve its full range of recruitment and enrollment goals becomes a lot easier when you customize your Liaison-powered Centralized Application Service (CAS™) with the easy-to-use tools in your WebAdMIT configuration portal. Regardless of the unique nature of Read More

How to Build Your Best Architecture Class Yet with Liaison

The graduate-level architecture admissions landscape has been shifting in recent years — and not necessarily for the better. For example, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture 2018 – 2019 Budget and Enrollment Survey revealed that just over half (55%) of schools offering M.Arch degrees Read More

August CAS News and Notes

By Mike Margitich, Liaison’s Vice President of Centralized Application Services™ (CAS™) Products Liaison International is committed to providing our clients with the greatest possible transparency regarding recent Centralized Application Service (CAS™) updates. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this version of our monthly “CAS News Read More

Doing More with Less: How Three Business Schools Found the Right Strategies to Achieve Admissions Excellence

At first glance, the graduate schools at Santa Clara University, the University of Kansas and Fordham University might appear to have little in common. One is in San Diego. One is in the middle of the country. One is in New York City. They each Read More

Doing More and Doing It Better: Why Smart Student Recruitment Starts With HigherYield™

The world of higher education admissions is changing so rapidly and dramatically that many so-called “best practices” have become obsolete. For example, blindly purchasing massive lists of names in order to cast the widest net possible via generic outreach campaigns is no longer an effective Read More

All Together Now: How Virginia Commonwealth University Used Constituo to Seamlessly Integrate Liaison’s WebAdMIT™ With Its SIS and ECM

At the beginning of the 2018/2019 admissions cycle, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) began using UniCAS™ — Liaison's university-wide Centralized Application Service (CAS)™ — and WebAdMIT™ — Liaison’s robust admissions management solution — to help process and manage the 5,000-plus applications its graduate programs receive each year. Read More

Broader Applicant Pools, Quicker Decisions, a Streamlined Process: The GradCAS™ Formula

American graduate education finds itself at a crucial crossroads. Across academic disciplines, concern about application volume is particularly high when it comes to international students. According to a Council of Graduate Schools survey released in February 2019, international graduate applications fell by 4% from Fall Read More

Like Postbaccalaureate Education Itself, PostBacCAS™ is the Missing Link

At its heart, postbaccalaureate education is all about finding the key ingredients for change. Students who already possess an undergraduate degree yet fall short of the requisite coursework to pursue a graduate degree in their preferred field turn to postbac programs as the missing link. Read More

July CAS News and Notes

By Mike Margitich, Liaison’s Vice President of Centralized Application Services™ (CAS™) Products Liaison International is committed to providing our clients with the greatest possible transparency regarding recent Centralized Application Service (CAS™) updates. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this version of our monthly “CAS News Read More

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