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An Increase in Applications – But What Does it All Mean?

March 1, 2011 by

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Is an increase in applications really a good thing?

The Importance of Placemaking on Campus

February 24, 2011 by

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Students, current and graduated, continue to have a deep connection with their college campus. There used to be a time when colleges put a great amount of effort in placemaking on campus- the “art and science of creating good public spaces where people want to gather.” Universities today are beginning to realize the importance of […]

DREAM Big– Problems Associated With Undocumented Students in College

February 8, 2011 by

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Ever since the death of the DREAM Act in the House of Representatives, the upbeat climate surrounding the potential education of undocumented students took a turn for the bleak.  Admissions professionals now face many unique challenges with enrolling undocumented students and can land themselves in hot water if it is not properly executed. 

Tiger Moms & Helicopter Parents: The Face of Higher Education Parents

February 3, 2011 by

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In recent years, the rise of Helicopter Parents as the hovering, over-involved parents of college students became the main focus of college faculty and staff. Helping students to handle the pressures of attending college for the first time, and balancing the stresses of their helicopter parents was a tough feat. Now, the same faculty, staff […]