July Webinar - Gil and Stef

PlatformQ&A: Top 5 Insights from the 2018 E-Expectations Report

Reaching and engaging prospective undergraduate students isn’t easy. The annual e-Expectations report from Ruffalo Noel-Levitz helps institutions make data-informed decisions with respect to how they use online content to attract and influence their prospects. In this inaugural “PlatformQ&A” broadcast we were joined by Stephanie Geyer, Vice President of Digital Marketing...

Webinar - July 20, 2018

Yield Starts in the Fall

Summer is a great time to evaluate and re-tool based on experiences of your current recruitment campaign. The biggest challenge, of course, is identifying what works and what needs to be refreshed. This presentation will discuss easy ways to infuse new ideas into your marketing mix without overworking your staff...

June 2018 Webinar - Shawna Sarson

Supporting and Engaging Transfers from Interest to Enrollment

Transfer students continue to rise in importance for colleges and universities, and yet for many the population of transfers is harder to reach than ever. In this presentation, PlatformQ Education held an interactive discussion on common challenges institutions face when recruiting transfer students as well as covered recent research on...

NAFSA Poster Sessions

NAFSA 2018 Virtual Poster Sessions Recap

At the 2018 NAFSA Conference, PlatformQ Education hosted two popular poster sessions on important topics related to parent engagement and online orientations. Our Director of Client Success Shawna Sarson discussed how partners are using our Conduit platform to engage parents throughout the enrollment process, and how an increasing number of...

NAFSA 2018 at Philadelphia

What we learned at NAFSA 2018

The 2018 NAFSA Conference may have come and gone, but the lessons learned have only just begun to make an impact back home. Our leadership team compiled their key takeaways from the conference. Check them out below, and don’t hesitate to reach out to keep the conversation going! (more…)

Building Your Online Summer Series

Gia Ballash of the University of San Diego shares how USD uses Conduit to prepare their new students for arrival on campus in the fall. In the video you will hear great tips and tricks on how you can effectively integrate a summer series strategy into your existing communication plan,...

Our five favorite online engagement tools.

Our 5 New Tools, and Why We Love Them!

PlatformQ Education has recently released five engagement tools to help our clients better reach their prospective and admitted students across multiple channels. Take a look at our new products, why we love them and why you should too!   Q-Mail: • What it is: Q-Mail is our email marketing solution...

Who is the class of 2023

Who is the Class of 2023?

Apple’s first iPod was released. Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings were hit movies. Kelley Clarkson won the first installment of American Idol. When did these events all happen? 2001 and 2002. Now that I’ve made you feel old… on to the goal of this post– 2001 and 2002...

Running an online orientation

8 Tips for a Successful Online Orientation

Orientations are critical in creating connections – with teachers, mentors, and current students. Yet often, there are students that are unable to attend an on-ground orientation. With this in mind, it is imperative that you bring your orientation materials online. Read our 8 tips on building an online orientation session....

Tacking Transfer Student Engagement

Tackling Transfer Student Engagement

According to a recent study, nearly 1/3 of all undergraduate students are transfer students. 1/3. That’s an astonishing number. Think of the opportunity this represents! Now, given that number, take a step back and think on what your transfer student process is? Are you doing everything you can to create...

Avoid summer melt with online engagement

Decrease Summer Melt with Online Engagement

Congratulations! You’ve just finalized your incoming class! As you look ahead, what will you do in the months between now and September to ensure your deposits transition to enrollments in the fall? Many of our partners are building online event series on Conduit to decrease summer melt, and maintain excitement,...

engage website visitors

Identify your anonymous site traffic with Campus Connect

Across the board, organizations are now relying on chat tools to engage website visitors, and for good reason, one study found that 73% of website visitors preferred online chat over other forms of communication (such as email and phone). Online chat is an especially important channel for the digital-first millennial...

I-20 Information Sessions

Hosting an I-20 Workshop

Demystifying the I-20 Process With May 1st on the horizon, colleges and universities are starting to execute their I-20 communication strategies for their deposited international students. For those in international admissions, you know all too well the variety of questions and concerns that you hear each year from your deposited...

SIU Carbondale March Graduate Student Webcast

Increase event attendance with Q-Tokens Looking for ways to increase attendance at your online events? Consider building Q-Tokens, our one-click login process, into your event promotion! On March 21, 2018, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale held an online webinar for prospective graduate students. The event, entitled "Assistantships and Fellowships - Graduate...

PlatformQ Education Announces 150 Partners Using Conduit

Leader in online engagement for higher education sees significant adoption of their Conduit platform in only a few months. BOSTON (PRWEB) MARCH 19, 2018 PlatformQ Education, with more than 10 years of expertise in supporting institutions of higher education, announces today that 150 colleges and universities around the world are using...

Suffolk University March Housing Webcast

Hosting a webcast during a spring nor'easter   What do you do when you have an event scheduled with adverse weather in the forecast? You schedule an online event! Great work by Suffolk University in their recent webcast outlining campus housing options for first-year students. Geared to both prospective students...

7 Reasons Why You Should Host an Online Admitted Student Event

Running large, on-campus events for admitted students is commonplace during yield season as a way to land the class. We all know that these events can be extremely costly, stressful to plan, and require what feels like countless details to coordinate. Over the last few years, we have seen our...

Slippery Rock Case Study

Enhancing Communication With International Students The Challenge: SRU was making connections with international students, but needed a place to reconnect on a regular basis. Slippery Rock University’s international recruitment team travels regularly and has a good plan in place for meeting students, parents, and counselors. While they were making excellent...

Syracuse University admitted student event series

Syracuse University Case Study

Discover how Syracuse successfully extended their admitted student event series online. The Challenge: Syracuse was hosting successful live events, but was seeking more ways to foster connections with accepted students Like most colleges and universities, Syracuse hosts live events for accepted students to help inform their final admissions decisions. When...

Meet the Parents

The U.S. Department of Education recently released a study indicating that nearly half of all students cite family members as "highly influential" in their thinking about education after high school. At CollegeWeekLive, we have a seen a number of successful "parents" sessions over the last few weeks, and we can...

Yield Event Inspiration

With acceptance packets going out daily we’re seeing many of our clients executing their admitted student strategies on our platform. In fact, to date, we’ve already scheduled more than 150 admitted student webcast sessions for this spring. Looking to brainstorm your next admitted student event? Be sure to review some of...

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