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Jul 11, 2014
Two Boston institutions have launched unusual marketing campaigns in an attempt to draw notice in a crowded market.  

Booklets

With the traditional-age college population flattening if not shrinking in many parts of the U.S., colleges and universities are under greater pressure than ever before to develop new and different approaches to attracting students. "Strategies for Recruiting Students" is a collection of Inside Higher Ed articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about some of the approaches institutions are taking, and some of the challenges they are facing.

Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, July 8, Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman led a webinar about some of the issues discussed in the booklet. To view the webinar, click here.

This booklet was made possible in part through advertising support from Sparkroom.

Archive

February 28, 2014

As the pool of M.B.A. students grows, universities unveil tailored programs to capture different segments of the market.

February 27, 2014

After a difficult year with technology glitches, board decides that it's time for a new executive director. Outgoing leader of group says he is being treated as a scapegoat.

February 20, 2014

"Undermatching" and poor matching are much broader problems in education than emphasis on competitive college admissions suggests, writes Elaine Tuttle Hansen. It's time to look at the entire educational system.

February 19, 2014

Large study finds nearly identical academic performance by students who submitted and didn't submit SAT or ACT scores at test-optional colleges.

February 18, 2014

Flagler admits that it altered test scores, grades and class ranks of new students, and a senior official resigns after he acknowledges making the changes.

February 11, 2014

College Board shows growth in Advanced Placement program, along with growth in those who don't do well on the exams and continued racial gaps.

February 10, 2014

New analysis questions the assumptions behind a theory about low-income students that has attracted considerable scholarly and White House interest.

February 10, 2014

Randolph College -- disregarding policies of museum groups -- sells masterpiece painting for $25.5 million.

January 27, 2014

Study finds long-term impact on college grades, even for those near top of their high school class, of attending disadvantaged institutions.

January 24, 2014

Jim Wolfston says that it should focus on basic information (which should be common to all colleges) and that colleges should then design applications that reflect their values and help students express themselves.

 

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