When I look back at disruptive technology of the past decade, two products come to mind: the iPhone—which sparked the smartphone revolution—and Domino’s Pizza Tracker®, which sparked my obsession with ordering pizza. And yes, I’m moderately serious. Even if you’ve never experienced the joy of[...]
Graduate programs realize they need to embrace a more sophisticated approach to enrollment management, but must overcome serious cultural, financial, and technological hurdles. This was a recurring theme of the CGS (Council on Graduate Schools) conference in Seattle last week.
Reframing the Institutional Data Conversation
Admissions & enrollment leaders are ready to harness education technology data. But how are they preparing their campuses to analyze this information?
Learning from Students
After five years experience as an admissions officer, last fall I traveled throughout China with a startup that is matching international students with American graduate mentors to assist in the application process (pictured, right, next to my very serious popup display[...]
The Common Application is home to student data that’s crucial to decision making. But transferring data from the CommonApp to another system can be a hassle, and admissions offices are handicapped when notes, rankings, and comments exist in different systems.
For many baseball teams, April 6 was opening day. It’s a day of optimism. A day to see if your team has the right roster of players that’ll ultimately win a World Series title.
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.
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[...]