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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
College search platforms like Cappex and Naviance are primary college research tools among Gen Z. In 2021, PowerSchool’s annual Naviance student survey found that 62% of Naviance students ranked the platform as their top resource for researching colleges. Optimizing your content on these platforms can have a strong impact on your recruitment goals, regardless of your size, location, or academic offerings. For many students, your college profile page is the first interaction they’ll have with you – so you need to make it count.
After spending the better part of two decades crafting recruitment communications on behalf of colleges and universities (including our 140+ Adult Learner Recruitment partners), here are a few insights that can put you on the right course for writing your next recruitment email.
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