Why Duplicate Data is a Real-life Nightmare

Identifying and managing duplicate student records can be an absolute nightmare for community colleges.  In today’s multi-channel communication environment, it’s not uncommon for community colleges to receive information from a number of different data sources and to...

7 Reasons Your Community College Needs a Recruitment CRM

It’s true, community colleges need a CRM (constituent relationship management). When it comes to recruiting prospective students, student enrollment, retention, student success, and student experience, there is no better solution than implementing a community college...

Now Is The Beginning

One of my favorite things to tell groups of prospective students and their parents, back when I gave admissions presentations was this: The true value of higher education is the development not of precise skills, but of ways to think about oneself and the world. “I...

First, Tie Your Shoes

John Wooden, who coached the UCLA men’s basketball team to 10 national championships, started the first day of practice each fall by teaching his immensely talented athletes… how to put on their socks and properly tie their shoes. His rationale was simple. If players...