• First-Year Mentoring

Retaining, Engaging & Mentoring First-Year Students

February 9th, 2017|

While institutions will largely focus on their admission process by investing in marketing strategies that will convince incoming students to enroll and attend, some of those efforts can fall short [...]

  • Georgia State University exploring majors

Undecided? Why Experts Suggest Exploring Majors

September 27th, 2016|

While some may argue that switching majors can deter students from graduating on time and unnecessarily increase tuition costs, a recent article by Inside Higher Ed advocates that it may [...]

  • USC Digital Initiatives

Back to College: Digital Initiatives for Engagement

September 7th, 2016|

As incoming students are moving in for their first year of college and returning students prepare for a new semester, institutions are taking advantage of the trends, developments and digital [...]

  • Student Success

First-Year Mentoring Effects on Student Success

May 12th, 2016|

This time of year, just as colleges and universities are celebrating their graduates, high schools across the country are celebrating their own graduates, many of whom are preparing for the [...]

  • Gap Year Experience

The Gap Year Connection to Student Retention

May 5th, 2016|

Before Malia Obama announced that she would defer her enrollment to Harvard until the fall of 2017 and elect to take a gap year, many were unaware that taking a [...]

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How Social Media Affects Student Retention

April 4th, 2014|

It’s no longer big news that college students are using social media. According to some of the latest estimates, 96% of students who have access to the Internet utilize social networking services. And they’re not just tethered to their computers. Smartphones are becoming more ingrained into their daily lives, keeping them constantly connected, even while they’re away from their rooms. […]