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Career Education Review Spring 2023

Career Education Review Spring 2023


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Inside the Issue

Douglas Education CenterStanding Out From the Crowd
Unique Programs at Career Schools
By Sara Klein

Career schools have developed distinctive programs tailored to meet the needs of their students, industry and local communities. At the Douglas Education Center, programs centered on filmmaking and special effects are available, while Carnegie Institute offers programs focused on advanced cardiovascular health. And at Cannabis Career Academy, programs have been established around the burgeoning cannabis industry. These programs not only provide students with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen fields but also contribute to the growth and vitality of their respective industries and communities, making them stand out from the crowd.

landscapeNew and Emerging Academic Programs for 2023
By Mary Ann Romans, Director of Marketing and Elaine Rowles, Principal and Director of Research, Gray Associates

New and emerging programs can offer unique opportunities for colleges and universities. From plants that are best friends to batteries made from salt, 2023’s emerging academic programs are surprising and dynamic.

Four Social Styles of Potential StSocial Stylesudents
By Shane Sparks, President and CEO, Enrollment Resources

Although everyone is unique with their own set of experiences and nuances, in a broad sense, most people can all be categorized into four basic “Social Styles,” Analytical, Driver, Amiable and Expressive. For education marketers and admissions professionals, the social style of prospective students can have an enormous impact on the enrollment process.


Hire SSuperstaruperstar Admissions Advisors Using Custom-Tailored Pre-Employment Tests
By Michael Mercer, Ph.D., Mercer Systems, Inc.

To hire top performers, managers need to be able to accurately predict which applicants will become productive, dependable employees. Unfortunately, two commonly used methods, interviews and reference checks, have been proven to be lousy, imprecise methods of evaluating candidates. By using custom-tailored pre-employment tests, managers will be able to predict which applicants will be superstars on your admissions team.


Potential Challenges to Signatory Requirements for a Program Participation Agreement
By Farnaz Farkish Thompson, Partner, and Maricris Prendingue, Associate, McGuireWoods LLP

This article provides an overview of the requirements for owners of private institutions of higher education to assume joint and several liability for the institution in a program participation agreement in certain circumstances. Federal Student Aid’s authority to promulgate such signatory requirements through an Electronic Announcement is questionable, and the owners of a private institution have grounds to challenge the signatory requirements.

Washington News Brief – January 2023 Thru March 2023
By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC


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