Financial factors have always been a key component in students’ initial college choice and likelihood of success While many students were already facing significant financial burdens prior to the pandemic,
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Prior to the pandemic, this public university, despite maintaining strong brand recognition in regions close to
home, was struggling to connect with students outside of their home state in the Appalachian region. This challenge was amplified by COVID-19 when travel restrictions prohibited traditional recruitment tactics, like school visits and
FAFSA filing rates have been down significantly this enrollment cycle.. As part of EAB’s work to address this problem, we developed a broad public service campaign to remind students to file the FAFSA and make sure they get the financial support they are entitled to for college. Here’s a look at the results we’ve seen so far.
Just a couple weeks ago, we introduced the enhancements we’re making to position your enrollment team for sustained success—regardless of what the next year holds. Here are just some of the innovations we’re bringing to our Enrollment Services partners in 2021.
While nearly all institutions track COVID-19 data internally, a public-facing dashboard provides transparency (without compromising student privacy) and helps constituents understand the current conditions on campus. EAB has evaluated hundreds of COVID-19 dashboards since the pandemic began and identified five key features that effective university public dashboards share.
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