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20 Apr 2015

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DecisionDesk Recognized as 2015 Tech Team of the Year

Lakewood, OH — (April 27, 2015) DecisionDesk, an application and enrollment management solution provider to higher education institutions, announced today that it has been selected as the 2015 Tech Team of the Year by OHTec at the 9th Annual Best of Tech Awards. The Best of Tech Awards, established by OHTec and the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), recognize innovative companies and products in the region. The Best of Tech Awards is part of OHTec’s Tech Week, a series of events, panels and forums […]

15 Apr 2015

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Gartner selects DecisionDesk as a “Cool Vendor” in Report

Lakewood, OH — (April 15, 2015) — DecisionDesk, an application and enrollment management solution provider for higher education institutions, announced today it has been selected as a “Cool Vendor” in the Gartner, Inc. April 6, 2015 report “Cool Vendors in Leveraging Data in Education, 2015” by Terri-Lynn B. Thayer and Jan-Martin Lowendahl. The report analyzes various ways technology vendors can help institutions better leverage data in education. According to the report, “Competing in the expanding digital education ecosystem requires integration of siloed systems on campus, […]

16 Mar 2015
DecisionDesk recently teamed up with Texas A&M to deliver help them achieve their enrollment quality goals.

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Texas A&M Graduate Admissions Uses DecisionDesk to Achieve Program Enrollment Quality Goals

DecisionDesk recently teamed up with Texas A&M to deliver help them achieve their enrollment quality goals. Download Customer Story Texas A&M Before DecisionDesk Texas A&M University MS Statistics and MS Analytics are graduate programs that prescreen applicants for base-level GPA and degree locations. But doing so required applicants to download a document, fill it out, then email back to the director. Describing this process as tedious, directors faced additional challenges: Difficulty tracking the influx of emails for prescreening applications, printing each application […]

05 Mar 2015

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The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University Improves the Admissions Experience for Students and Faculty

Download Customer Story The Background The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is one of the top music schools in the nation. Internationally recognized faculty, varied and technologically driven curricula and five outstanding performance facilities all contribute to its stature. The quality and comprehensiveness of this program is demonstrated by their many graduates who are successful performers, composers, music therapists, conductors and teachers regionally, nationally and internationally. The School of Music became a client of […]

27 Feb 2015

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Is Your Application Hurting Your Brand?

Need tips on achieving enrollment goals? Learn ways to improve the application experience for your prospective students by reading DecisionDesk’s new white paper. Undergraduate Admissions Edition Graduate Admissions Edition

19 Sep 2014

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Email Marketing

Are you new to DecisionDesk? Or maybe a seasoned DecisionDesk user? Either way, this post is for you. We’re shining the spotlight on DecisionDesk features one at a time to show you what DecisionDesk has to offer and how to get the most out of our product.   DecisionDesk Email Marketing has become an integral feature for many institutions. Powered by MailChimp, it has improved the ability for programs to recruit potential applicants and provide updates to admitted students. When […]

14 Sep 2014

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“Be Able to Tell and Show Your Story”: Application Advice from a College Arts Dean

Application season is upon us! DecisionDesk recently got to speak with Peter Witte, Dean of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri. We asked him a few questions for all of the students applying to Arts programs in the Fall, and if he had any advice to those who are not only applying, but are planning on pursuing a branch of the creative or performing arts as a career. This […]

03 Jul 2014

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Payment Processing Transparency

There are an increasing number of niche players in the higher education space who will do everything for your institution from rebranding your image, to selling lists of prospects, to delivering (hopefully) qualified applicants to your door. There are firms that offer screening services, marketing automation, cloud-based data management, and consultants and specialists in every area of your business.   Value of Specialists These services are attractive for many reasons.  Specialists are able to focus intensively on highly specific topic […]

18 Feb 2014

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DecisionDesk Partners with LikeLive to Offer “Answer with Webcam”

Cleveland, OH — (February 18, 2014) – DecisionDesk, a leading provider of cloud-based application management solutions, today announced a partnership with LikeLive to offer “Answer With Webcam.” An asynchronous interviewing tool, “Answer with Webcam” allows universities to screen applicants via video submissions, lowering recruitment costs and significantly strengthening their application assessment process. For the first time, institutions will have access to a truly holistic view of candidates, from application, to supplements, to a spontaneous interview. By offering a powerful new tool […]

29 Jan 2014

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DecisionDesk in Collaboration with FoodCorps

Photo courtesy of Robyn Wardell. DecisionDesk is proud to announce its collaboration with FoodCorps, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and engaging American youth about healthy food. Employing hands-on school garden programs, FoodCorps empowers young people to make vital decisions in the battle against childhood obesity. FoodCorps is also committed to helping its members move forward on meaningful career paths after a year of dedicated service. DecisionDesk is thrilled at the opportunity to help this admirable organization select the promising […]

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