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How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

By Susan F. Schulz, EdD, Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It’s a new norm with many discoveries being made by career school and college leaders. One is the great results related to the virtual enrollment process and online teaching. Another is the need to train faculty and staff in effective speaking skills. This article shows how Toastmasters International can provide admissions and instructional staff with needed skills.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

By Martha Lanaghen, Founder and CEO, The Sparrow Group
Martha Lanaghen worked with a multi-campus college system to evaluate their orientation programs with the hopes of increasing start rates. They identified core fears shared by most students, then changed orientation and early-tenure student services. The result was a 200 basis point improvement in lead to start.

Teletherapy App Provides Students Convenience, Privacy and Choice of Therapist

Written from an interview with Robert M. Keiser, MBA, Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute and Srikanth Santhanam, Senior Vice President, META
In order to combat mental illness among students, faculty and staff, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute have partnered with the META teletherapy app. The app provides users with convenience and the freedom to choose a mental health therapist who best fits their needs.

Admissions 2020 and Beyond

By Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner/CEO, Norton Norris, Inc.
This article examines the preferences of consumers and how other industries have adapted to realize greater success and client satisfaction. Reducing “friction” in the recruitment process and changing the value proposition in admissions are two areas that are explored in-depth.