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Ralston, Ekaterina S.; Compton, Jonathan; Forbes, Greg; Xu, Xiaowei; Pontius, Jason – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
College admission typically requires students to present their high school GPA and a standardized score, such as ACT or SAT. High school GPA is usually attributed to students' cumulative effort during their high school career and is often used as a measure of resilience. The ACT score allows students' aptitude to be assessed. Contemporary…
Descriptors: Usability, At Risk Students, Student Needs, Needs Assessment
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Serna, Gabriel R. – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
This article addresses concerns related to college going and access for undocumented students related to the strategic enrollment management (SEM) function on college and university campuses. Utilizing theory and research related to college choice, SEM, and undocumented student issues, this review seeks to identify a set of guidelines aimed at…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Access to Education, College Choice
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Braxton, John M.; Francis, Clay H. W. – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
College student retention constitutes a long-standing and critical problem for many colleges and universities. Although the average national rate of first-to-second year persistence stands at 68.5%, rates for types of colleges and universities vary from a low of 56.4% for 2-year public colleges to a high of 81.5% for private PhD-granting…
Descriptors: College Students, Academic Persistence, Enrollment, Enrollment Management
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Goff, Jay W.; Williams, Brian G.; Kilgore, Wendy – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2016
Effective strategic enrollment management (SEM) efforts require vast amounts of internal and external data to ensure that meaningful reporting and analysis systems can assist managers in decision making. A wide range of information is integral for leading effective and efficient student recruitment and retention programs. This article is designed…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Decision Making, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
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Smith, Clayton – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2016
This article, with a focus on North American postsecondary education, identifies international students as a strategic enrollment management institutional priority; presents themes in the international student retention, satisfaction, and success research literature; and describes related best practices. It also presents the findings from an…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning, School Holding Power
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Snowden, Monique – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2016
Jack Maguire proclaimed in his classic article, detailing Boston College's enrollment management (EM) design, that "to the organized go the students." Since the inception of EM in the 1970s, college and university leaders have perpetuated structuralist approaches to EM, which are often reflected in persistent debates about the ideal…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Registrars (School), Enrollment, Higher Education
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Erb, Natalee M.; Sinclair, Matthew S.; Braxton, John M. – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2015
Fostering a sense of community should be at the center of every housing and residence life professional's efforts. Research conducted by Braxton et al. (2014) revealed that students who are able to identify with their residence hall community, interact with peers in this community, and find solidarity within the community experience an increased…
Descriptors: Dormitories, Sense of Community, Correlation, Academic Persistence
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Roszkowski, Michael J.; Nigro, Richard A. – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2015
Admission to honors programs is competitive and typically relies heavily on the applicant's high school grades and SAT scores. Research shows that of the two criteria, the stronger predictor of performance in an honors curriculum is the high school record, which would imply that grades should receive the greater emphasis. We surveyed current…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Grade Point Average, High School Students, Scores
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Peterson, Angela – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2014
"Albert" told his story to special visitor Dr. Jill Biden in order to bring notice to a very unique tuition assistance program provided to Valencia College's homeless students. Not only was Albert homeless, his background was indicative of failure and through education he turned his life around and helped others with similar backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Enrollment Management, Homeless People, Tuition
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Snowden, Monique L. – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2013
This article brings attention to a typology of enrollment knowledge possessed and enacted by contemporary chief enrollment officers. Interview narratives are used to reveal enrollment principles and associated actions--enrollment logics--that form enrollment discourses, which in turn shape the institutionalized presence of strategic enrollment…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning, Interviews, Personal Narratives