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EAB can help you find and enroll the right students

The competition is rising for talented students—and at the same time, prospective students and their families are more diverse and geographically spread out than ever before. Schools must adapt their enrollment strategies to reach new, mission-aligned families.

EAB specializes in enrollment

Independent School Marketing and Recruitment

  • 8 experts with 12 years of experience in independent school marketing and recruitment
  • 185+ research calls with independent school leaders across the last year

Independent School Enrollment Management

  • 110 independent school admissions leaders have worked with EAB during the 2018 Enrollment Management Workshops
  • Serving 124 independent schools, including coed, single sex, day, and boarding schools

"Despite my busy schedule, I will always block off time to talk with EAB, because I know it will be thoughtful, interesting, and I’ll learn a lot too."

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