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Do You Know the Digital Habits of Your Prospective Students?

by Vicky Lynch | May 10, 2017

 |  college recruitment plan, college recruitment strategy, website

Do you know the digital habits of your prospective students? We’ve put together some statistics to help you answer this question.

According to a 2015 Pew Research Study, 92% of teenagers report going online daily with 24% online almost constantly. Of course every institution is up to speed with a fully functioning website where prospective students can interface with recruiters and gain general information. However, there are areas where improvements can be made. And understanding students’ habits is the first step in knowing which changes to make to your website and social strategy to reach your audience more effectively.

Check out our infographic compiled with information from a recent Uversity.com study that reveals the internet habits of your prospective students.

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Is Your Website Failing?

by Vicky Lynch | Feb 21, 2017

 |  college recruitment plan, college recruitment strategy, social media recruiting strategy, website

 

Inbound marketing has been called one of the greatest innovations in student recruitment since the launch of the first college websites.

And think about what a leap that was—from a world where the main source of information on colleges was located in a library or in folders full of view books and brochures at college fairs—to a world in which all that information (and more) was at their fingertips 24/7.

The problem is some institutions haven’t gone far beyond that initial innovation.

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Do You Know the Digital Habits of Your Prospective Students?

by Vicky Lynch | Jun 17, 2016

 |  college recruitment plan, college recruitment strategy, website

Do you know the digital habits of your prospective students? We’ve put together some statistics to help you answer this question.

According to a 2015 Pew Research Study, 92% of teenagers report going online daily with 24% online almost constantly. Of course every institution is up to speed with a fully functioning website where prospective students can interface with recruiters and gain general information. However, there are areas where improvements can be made. And understanding students’ habits is the first step in knowing which changes to make to your website and social strategy to reach your audience more effectively.

Check out our infographic compiled with information from a recent Uversity.com study that reveals the internet habits of your prospective students.

Read More

Why Your Website Isn’t Relevant

by Vicky Lynch | Jun 08, 2016

 |  college recruiting strategies, social media recruiting strategy, website

Most Colleges and Universities have a website and online presence, but if their website isn’t usable and their content isn’t useful, websites that are designed to be helpful are defeating their purpose. Read on to find out how you can make your website relevant.



According to a 2014 Uversity Report, 97% of students have visited the website of a college they are interested in but nearly 2/3 of those students found that the experience was “just ok” or “challenging.” In addition to have trouble actually accessing the sites, only 4 in 10 students found the information and content on the college’s website to be relevant.

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3 Ways Your Website is Failing

by Vicky Lynch | Apr 19, 2016

 |  college recruitment plan, college recruitment strategy, social media recruiting strategy, website

 

Inbound marketing has been called one of the greatest innovations in student recruitment since the launch of the first college websites.

And think about what a leap that was—from a world where the main source of information on colleges was located in a library or in folders full of view books and brochures at college fairs—to a world in which all that information (and more) was at their fingertips 24/7.

The problem is some institutions haven’t gone far beyond that initial innovation.

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