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How to Navigate the Decline in International Graduate Enrollment

How to Navigate the Decline in International Graduate Enrollment

American higher education is regarded as part of that “shining city upon a hill” as expressed by President Ronald Reagan in his farewell address. Long considered the gold standard of opportunity, students from across the globe yearn to study at U.S. institutions of...
How to Attract and Help the Adult Learner

How to Attract and Help the Adult Learner

This time of year, students everywhere are doubling down on researching colleges. They buy books to help them make the right choices — and there are choices to be made. We might think we know what those choices are: what to major in, which prerequisite courses to...
The Four Kinds of Students Interested in MPS Programs

The Four Kinds of Students Interested in MPS Programs

Within the next seven years, master’s degrees will account for nearly a third of all postsecondary degrees. But unlike the tremendous growth in awarded master’s degrees over the past two decades, this new increase will come from Master of Professional Studies (MPS)...
Diminishing Returns: Spending More Money to Get More Students? Why?

Diminishing Returns: Spending More Money to Get More Students? Why?

Law of Diminishing Returns (a principle in economics): at any given stage of technological advance an increase in productive factors (as labor or capital) applied beyond a certain point fails to bring about a proportional increase in production – Merriam-Webster...
How Colleges and College Towns Are Teaming Up

How Colleges and College Towns Are Teaming Up

When you think of the University of Notre Dame, surely one of the most well-known names in American higher education, how quickly can you name the town it resides in? The answer is South Bend, Indiana. Now another question: what do you imagine the relationship between...
The Perfect Storm: New Challenges for Robust College Enrollment

The Perfect Storm: New Challenges for Robust College Enrollment

Problems in college admissions are nothing new. What we know as enrollment management began in 1976 with Boston College’s Jack Maguire and has only grown over the decades as recessions have plagued America and, thereby, its higher education institutions. That, coupled...
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