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Finding Better-Fit Applicants with PSYCAS™

Tennessee State University (TSU) used to have a paper-based application system that “was outdated and inefficient,” said Kiesa Kelly, Ph.D., chair of TSU’s Department of Psychology and an associate professor there. That all changed with PSYCAS™ — the Centralized Application Service (CAS™) for graduate level Read More

Indiana University School of Dentistry Gets “A Much More Efficient Way of Collecting Information”

Kelton T. Stewart, D.D.S., M.S., is an associate professor of orthodontics at the Indiana University School of Dentistry and chair of its Department of Orthodontics and Facial Genetics. He recently talked about that institution’s implementation of ADEA PASS™ (the American Dental Education Association Postdoctoral Application Read More

Study-in-Place: An Interview with a Quarantined College Senior

As college administrators throughout the country strategize their next move during these unusual times, on-campus students are dealing with a massive change in everyday life. No student has been impacted more by the at-home Spring 2020 semester than graduating seniors. Liaison recently connected with Ella Read More

Doing More With Less in Admissions and Enrollment

Companies and institutions in nearly every sector of the economy are concerned about how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak might affect their bottom line. This means that efficiency — and more specifically, achieving greater results with fewer resources — is a core objective for any business Read More

From Fits & Starts to a One-Stop-Shop: Transforming TAMU’s Engineering Admissions

In the previous era of admissions at Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) College of Engineering, the application process was consumed by fits and starts. First, the College of Engineering would need to wait until initial application data from the ApplyTexas online platform was translated for TAMU’s Read More

WebAdMIT™ Paves a Path to Streamlined, Paperless Admissions Workflows at Pacific Lutheran University

  For Catherine Chan, director of graduate admission at Pacific Lutheran University, the objective was clear: streamline the University’s admissions process and make it paperless. “Our goal was to be able to say, ‘This is the only system we use. Everything is in here.’ That Read More

With CAS™, the Admissions Process Goes from Scattered to Streamlined at Howard University

Before Howard University joined Liaison’s Centralized Application Service (CAS™) communities, some programs within the University had their own applications and others used an online platform to supplement primary application forms, recalls Kyron Carter, manager of enrollment analytics. Still others used paper applications. The manual labor Read More

At Burrell College, CAS™ Liberates an Admissions Staff from a Steep Administrative Burden

Does it take a village to process an application? Indeed, several staff members in an admissions office need to devote their time to managing the various details behind application processing, reflects Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (BCOM) Director of Admissions Courtney Lewis. “Having to process Read More

Nurturing and Nudging: How Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Achieves Recruitment Marketing Success

[caption id="attachment_17293" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Dr. Christopher Smith shows off a personalized print piece for prospective students at the 2019 Liaison User Conference | Photo courtesy of K-State Polytechnic[/caption] Within two years of taking his job at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, Dr. Christopher A. Smith, Read More

By Freeing Up its Staff’s Time, University of the Pacific Unlocks “the Power of the CAS™”

Keith DeVaul works to streamline the admissions and enrollment processes at what he describes as a “centralized, decentralized graduate school.” What exactly does that mean? “Our centralized admissions office collects application materials, sends the applications to each department to review, and then they make a Read More