This research brief is the second in a series of four, exploring outcomes for recent high school graduates who begin their postsecondary education in a community college using data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002.
Hobsons recently surveyed 224 admissions counselors to get their perspective of life on the road. Road warriors from all over the country provided their insights on high school visits, lunch room visits, interactions with high school counselors and students, as well as travel habits throughout the season. Admissions professionals also provided advice for school counselors who host visits on their campus.
While dual enrollment fills a similar student success niche in both higher and K–12 education, the administrative perspectives of these two entities do not always align. This article highlights the groups’ similarities and differences in perspective and proposes implications for practice.
There are multiple models that can be used to evaluate the usefulness of different sources for prospective students. The traditional focus for most admissions operations has been on First Touch or Last Touch. Today, thanks to the power of new technology, innovative admissions offices are also able to evaluate Multi-Touch measures as students progress through the admissions funnel.
In the 2017 International Student Survey, Hobsons heard from more than 62,000 prospective international students from 196 countries. The report identifies actions that universities can take to attract more international students, from speeding up responses to inquiries to focusing on key communications channels. Download a copy of the report for essential insights to enhance your international student recruitment strategy.
This report empirically explores student- and institutional-level factors that influence the likelihood of upward transfer for students who enroll in community college directly after high school. It also offers strategies for high school educators, college faculty and staff, and state and federal policymakers to consider in order to increase upward transfer rates.
With an emphasis on racial diversity, the findings in this report bring forward some of the strategies being used in a variety of institutional settings to advance higher education access.
The goals of this survey were to capture a current snapshot of dual enrollment (DE) course and program practices at institutions in the United States and determine if and how DE plays a role in the strategic enrollment management efforts of the institution.
Eight years ago administrators laying plans for Guttman Community College in New York City set a goal: This school would not be like so many other community colleges with low completion rates. Guttman would make getting students to graduation a primary mission.
Increasingly, higher education institutions in America are rethinking their admissions and recruiting practices to draw students who will be a good fit with their institutional culture. This study addresses important questions about higher education admissions and recruiting policies and procedures as perceived by leaders grappling with key issues.
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