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RIP Live Events. Long Live Live Events!

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, institutions scrambled to replicate in person events virtually any way they could. Some used Zoom. Some used social media streaming. Many chose to shift their efforts to the Conduit platform for a better end-user experience. But, no matter which way we went, the emphasis for everyone was “live events”. […]

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Urgent Fall 2020 Virtual Event Developments

We’re seeing unprecedented usage of Conduit, amazing content and events. Below are some items that will hopefully have a positive impact on your team and your student audience! One thing we have been committed to doing is passing key learnings on to you throughout the recruitment cycle so we can adapt and evolve together with the latest insights. […]

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PlatformQ Introduces Conduit to Slate Plug-in, Powered by Underscore

PlatformQ Education, the leading developer of virtual engagement strategies and software and Underscore, the world’s first Slate Platinum Preferred Partner, recently announce a strategic partnership to provide data and reporting integration support, powered by Underscore, to institutions leveraging the Conduit virtual engagement platform.

Today, PlatformQ Education is introducing two new enhancements available to Slate customers utilizing Conduit thanks to our partners at Underscore: […]

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The Great Admissions and Enrollment Reset

There’s no doubt that many colleges and universities are facing immediate threats to their financial survival as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. When Robert Zemsky, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, stated in his recent book, The College Stress Test, that 10 percent of the nation’s colleges were at risk of closing, his prediction sounded dire enough. Recently, he told ABC News, “We think another 10 percent is at risk because of the virus.” It’s not surprising that throughout the country, colleges and universities are engaged in desperate operations to rescue their 2020-21 enrollments. […]

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Underscore and PlatformQ Education Forge Strategic Partnership

PlatformQ Education, the leading developer of virtual engagement strategies and software and Underscore, the world’s first Slate Platinum Preferred Partner, announce a strategic partnership to provide data and reporting integration support, powered by Underscore, to institutions leveraging the Conduit virtual engagement platform. This partnership provides education institutions with seamless access to enhanced webcasting and chat solutions for audience engagement while leveraging the industry-leading Slate CRM platform.  […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Into the Unknown

This spring PlatformQ Education hosted over 2,000 admitted student events on the Conduit platform. Embedded in all of that engagement and interaction are some amazing insights to share. Below is an infographic we put together to summarize some key findings. […]

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PlatformQ Education Introduces Conduit Workflow LMS Solution

To better support institutions seeking to develop consistent, secure, and measurable video content for their various constituencies, PlatformQ Education announces Workflow, a new LMS solution. Workflow lives within the Conduit platform and enables colleges and universities to develop personalized video and quiz content for new student orientation, staff training and on-boarding. Progress through the content is tracked at the individual level, maximizing engagement and recall of content by the institution’s audience. To “unlock” the next steps in the process, the audience must view video content in its entirety. Quizzes and tests may be added to the process for enhanced engagement. […]

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PQE Vice President Mallory Willsea joins Education Talk Radio

PlatformQ Education’s Vice President of Operations and Strategy, Mallory Willsea, recently made an appearance on Education Talk Radio to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the recruitment process and to share how colleges and universities are evolving how they reach their prospective student audience with traditional travel-based tactics now off of the table. […]

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Road Runners, Don’t Zoom.

A rite of passage for many higher ed pros, travel has been a cornerstone of the college recruitment process for decades. Whether a fresh graduate in their first job or a seasoned admissions professional, high schools and community colleges across the country have welcomed fall college visitors with open arms.

Of course, thanks to digital channels, a lot has changed over the last 10+ years. Most significantly, the college search and choice process no longer begins when a senior hits their final year of high school. […]

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Why Babson College knows the pre-COVID recruitment model is in the past

On Friday, March 13, the Babson College Office of Undergraduate Admission sent out decision letters for the Class of 2024. While excited to start engaging our admitted students, we also knew that this was likely the last “normal” thing we would do in this admission cycle. Two days before the college announced that current students would not return to the campus for the rest of the semester due to the escalating threat of the COVID-19 virus. […]

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No More Car Naps

The challenge for enrollment managers and admissions counselors is figuring out the most efficient and meaningful way to replace these initiatives to best support students, while also not burning out their staff. There is a pressure to “do everything,” which will lead to negative results. […]

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Re-Imagining New Student Orientation

Like every other institution this past spring, the University of Connecticut had to act quickly to reach and engage their incoming class using virtual tools. In April 2020, UConn hosted “UConn Bound Week”, a virtual event in lieu of their traditional on-campus admitted student programs. […]

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PlatformQ Education Once Again Listed in Eduventures’ Annual Tech Landscape

Given the COVID-19 situation the technology landscape of higher education technology has never been more important for campus leaders to understand. Recent events shone a spotlight on the importance of the ability for institutions to adapt to changes to modalities of education as well as how students are engaged and supported throughout the process. […]

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PlatformQ Education Welcomes New Leaders to Rapidly Growing Team

PlatformQ Education, the leader in online engagement strategies and software for higher education, recently added new team members in both operations and leadership to support the rapid growth and adoption of the Conduit online engagement platform. […]

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Lights. Camera. Action!

Live and recorded virtual events are now a cornerstone of a complete enrollment marketing campaign. With everyone doing them it can be hard to stand out. Or worse, it can be easy to stand out for all of the wrong reasons. A poorly produced and hard to access virtual event can do more harm than good. […]

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Moving Your In-Person Admitted Student Day Online

Moving your admitted student day from a tried and true day-long event that your team has planned for and executed numerous times to an online program they’ve never done before can be scary. The temptation to just “do a Facebook live” or “host it on our webinar platform” is easy … but the end result ends up being a poorly branded experience that may do more harm than good. […]

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What is your coronavirus action plan?

From air travel to the economy, the reality is abundantly clear that the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak is having real impact on society. Across the news and social media we are seeing and hearing about institutions taking basic steps like educating their students about precautions to going so far as to cancelling international travel trips and study abroad programs. […]

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A Scalable Approach to Transfer

How Sam Houston State University jump started their transfer outreach and set themselves up for future success About Sam Houston State University Named for Sam Houston, Texas’ greatest hero, Sam Houston State University continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty. For more than 139 years, SHSU […]

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What to do when your amazing yield plan is put on ice

It never fails. The best laid plans rarely go off without some type of a hitch.

Imagine a world where you have an amazing event-focused yield campaign that includes a combination of on-campus, regional, and even international events. In a perfect world these events all happen without any challenges keeping students from connecting with your team.  […]

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A Fresh Approach to Parent Engagement

How University of San Diego influenced over 1,000 families without leaving their desk About the University of San Diego The University of San Diego is dedicated to advancing academic excellence with a mission grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition. Students are encouraged to explore how faith and reason are compatible in education and to develop […]

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The Top 20 #highered Resolutions for 2020

As the calendar begins to turn to “the roaring ’20s” we all start to reflect and think about what we can do to resolve to do better in our personal lives, health, and of course our work. Our team sat down and brainstormed what we think are the 20 things our partners and leading higher […]

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Conduit to TargetX Connector Announced

Data delivery via Informatica drives better decisions, faster 12/18/2019 – Needham, MA Leading enrollment managers need the ability to manage and make informed decisions with a complete look at their data. The ability to leverage multiple sources and touch points is paramount in a modern enrollment marketing campaign. PlatformQ Education, the leading developer of continuous […]

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The 2019 Online Engagement Roundup

Our top 5 posts of the year The past year has been a transformative one for the way students and schools connect and engage. Leading institutions are catching on and recognizing that in order to stay ahead they need to layer new methods of communicating in to existing web strategies. To help you catch up […]

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Graduate and Online Enrollment Trends

Insights from latest Eduventures research It likely isn’t a surprise that online learning continues to grow. As student demographics are shifting and colleges are trying to further their reach while being strategic in their budget spend, the competition for online students, and particularly online graduate students, is building. Colleges are creating strategy around expanding their […]

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Online Meetings vs. Virtual Events

Modern webinars have evolved beyond the capacity of “old school” meeting software platforms We’ve all been on bad webinars. Even with the best presenters, webinars can be derailed because of the limitations of technology. Stop reading if none of these have ever happened to you: The audio of a presenter is choppy or goes in […]

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MBA: Making Business Accessible

How Babson College hosted an online open house to drive conversion About Babson College An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). In the 2018–2019 academic year, more than 2,350 undergraduate […]

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5 Insights from the 2019 IIE Open Doors Report

We all know it. We all understand it. And yet, it’s so hard to do. What are we talking about? The common understanding that students want personalized and authentic content at each phase of their college search.

Content marketing can seem hard. This is why so many of us revert back to static drip campaigns and stuffy legacy content. What if I told you that this didn’t have to be the case … that the tools that you need to build high-impact content are already in your toolbox. […]

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Maximizing Early Admit Yield

Valencia College has become an innovative leader in higher education with a reputation for student success. Through a welcoming learning environment and a focus on improving student outcomes, Valencia provides an affordable, quality education to all who apply. […]

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Leveraging the Latest Technology to Engage Adult Learners

Recently, our team hosted a webinar with our partners at RNL sharing the latest trends in adult and online learner engagement and how leading institutions are leveraging live streaming and online chat to engage these unique audiences. Topics discussed include: The latest numbers with respect to adult learner engagement and opportunity Key considerations when developing […]

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FIX your RFI

Research from RNL confirms what we all know: Students don’t like to fill out long forms. In fact, nearly half of high school seniors and over one-third of juniors acknowledge stopping filling out a form because it was too long. Of course, we also know that students want engagement from colleges and universities to be personalized at every turn. […]

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Yield for Maximum Impact

How Stony Brook University Leveraged Virtual Events to Connect with Students About Stony Brook University Stony Brook is one of America’s most dynamic public universities. A center of academic excellence, Stony Brook is an internationally recognized research institution that offers all students a world-class education. Stony Brook is a large, 4-year, public university located in […]

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Talk Data to Me

The admissions hype machine has a predictable pattern.

First, we talk about rankings. One side says they don’t matter. Yet, magazine sales and PR machines would demonstrate otherwise. […]

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5 Steps to Dominating Your Content Marketing With Data You Already Have

We all know it. We all understand it. And yet, it’s so hard to do. What are we talking about? The common understanding that students want personalized and authentic content at each phase of their college search.

Content marketing can seem hard. This is why so many of us revert back to static drip campaigns and stuffy legacy content. What if I told you that this didn’t have to be the case … that the tools that you need to build high-impact content are already in your toolbox. […]

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Don’t Be Evil

In 2018 Google updated their code of conduct, removing “Don’t be Evil” as their mantra and replacing with a tweaked “Do the right thing”. This slight variance speaks volumes as the difference between “evil” and “right” can be in the eye of the beholder. […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Student Webinar Attendance

Data from RNL reinforces what we already know … students dig video content. By 2020, 80% of internet traffic will be video streaming and 7 out of 10 students (and growing) watch videos from colleges. As a result, hosting online events like webinars will continue to grow in importance as part of a holistic, omnichannel […]

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Beyond Nudges: Leveraging Texting to Increase Response

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Mass Personalization at Scale

How the United States Naval Academy Exceeded Parent and Student Engagement Objectives About the USNA As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active […]

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Setting a Streaming Strategy

How Landmark College leveraged a multi-network approach to cast a wider virtual net About Landmark College While many colleges offer special programs for students with learning disabilities (LD) and other learning challenges, Landmark College is one of the only accredited colleges in the United States designed exclusively for students who learn differently, including students with […]

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PlatformQ Education Introduces Conduit to Capture Higher Ed CBE Connector

New integration closes the feedback loop of behavioral engagement  08/12/2019 – Needham, MA PlatformQ Education, the leading developer of online engagement strategies and software solutions today announced a new integration between the Conduit online engagement software Capture Higher Ed Behavioral Engagement (CBE) that empowers institutions who leverage both services to make better informed decisions throughout […]

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Meet the Enrollment Builders

How early adopters are boosting conversion and yield with online engagement The way students and schools connect and engage continues to evolve. These leading institutions have partnered with RNL and PlatformQ Education to align continuous and consistent omnichannel engagement with strategic enrollment planning to maximize conversion and yield at each phase of the process. Conduit […]

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Aligning Data and Insights to Drive Action

How Caldwell University leverages Conduit with RNL and TargetX to maximize ROI About Caldwell University Located in the picturesque town of Caldwell, New Jersey. Recently, Caldwell was voted the third best place to live in all of New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Offering a stunning campus setting, Caldwell University is only a short […]

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Building Demand and Completing More Apps With Continuous Omnichannel Engagement

Recently, our team hosted a webinar with our partners at RNL sharing the latest trends in online engagement and how students are leveraging live streaming and online chat to learn more about the institutions on their list. Topics discussed include: The latest numbers with respect to student perceptions and use of online tools to connect […]

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Generating Pre-Orientation Excitement

How Towson University ensures smooth arrivals, maximizing orientation success About Towson University Towson University offers students the best of both worlds. TU offers the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college. TU’s wide range of extracurricular activities contribute to a dynamic student experience. Students […]

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PlatformQ Education Leads Latest Additions to Eduventures’ Annual Tech Landscape

Conduit platform compliments CRM and data analytics providers, creating holistic approach to student engagement 07/11/2019 – Needham, MA The landscape of higher education technology continues to change. This, in part, is reflective of the evolving way that students and schools engage and connect. In addition to changing modalities of education, there are changes in the […]

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Conduit to Slate CRM Connector Announced

New Enhancement Empowers Engagement Insights, Faster 06/20/2019 – Needham, MA The ability to manage and make informed decisions with data is paramount in today’s enrollment management environment. This makes the ability for multiple sources of data and student engagement to connect to each other more important every day. PlatformQ Education, the leading developer of continuous […]

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Building a Pre-Orientation DVR

How CSU San Bernardino used live and on-demand content to fill their transfer class About California State University San Bernardino California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves […]

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[WEBINAR] Leveraging Online Engagement to Minimize Post-Orientation Melt

As we head in to the summer months it is important think about how you are going to ensure students make it from depositing, to orientation, and finally to enrolling. This presentation covers: How leading institutions are moving transactional content online to allow the on-campus orientation to be a truly transformative experience How to creatively […]

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[WEBINAR] Bridging Your 2019 Enrollment Gaps

May 1 is a mile marker, not a finish line. What are you doing to make sure you continue the marathon the right way? This presentation covers: Staying ahead of the competition with your use of technology in your recruitment and marketing mix Combining live and on-demand strategies to help build a continuous and consistent […]

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Boosting Global Yield

How Azusa Pacific leveraged online events to secure 40% of their international class About Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University is located in the San Gabriel Valley community of Azusa, 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Situated on 52 acres, East Campus is home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the schools […]

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[WEBINAR] Top 5 Trends in International Student Engagement

Just in time for NAFSA 2019 our team uncovers 5 of the ways leading institutions are evolving their international outreach including: Leveraging live chat to boost immediate student engagement Using global SMS to promote their traditional, on the ground events Using webcasting to employ a solid armchair recruitment strategy […]

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Building an Effective Graduate International Outreach Plan

How Stevens Institute of Technology built and executed a plan from application generation through enrollment About Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs […]

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[WEBINAR] Building Your 2019 Transfer Engagement Plan

Recently, our team hosted a webinar with our partners at RNL sharing the latest trends in transfer student engagement and how to best reach and support this unique and important audience. Topics discussed include: The latest numbers with respect to the opportunity transfer recruitment represents Key considerations when developing a transfer outreach plan The top […]

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PlatformQ Education Introduces CRM Bridge

New Enhancement Eases the Connection Between the Conduit Engagement Platform and Every Major CRM in Higher Education 05/06/2019 – Needham, MA As colleges and universities begin the process of finalizing their 2019 recruitment campaigns, evaluating their results, and retooling for 2020 and beyond; quality of the data being used to inform decisions continues to become […]

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Building a Last-Minute Yield Push

How Western Connecticut State University Boosted Yield at a Critical Time About WCSU Western Connecticut State University changes lives by providing all students with a high quality education that fosters their growth as individuals, scholars, professionals, and leaders in a global society. The Challenge Like most institutions, Western Connecticut State University heads in to the […]

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Developing Late Stage Interest and Demand

How the University of Missouri – Kansas City quickly and effectively engaged new prospects with live chat About UMKC UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Their faculty are leaders in their fields — and they’re within reach for their students. Their 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their […]

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Filling Yield Campaign Gaps

How the University of Tampa maximized yield opportunities in back-to-back years About the University of Tampa A medium-sized private university, UT offers more than 200 academic programs taught by a faculty as passionate about students’ success as they are about their areas of expertise. Championship sports, student activities, community service, honors, leadership and study abroad […]

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Cyclones Around the Globe

How Iowa State University Boosted Visibility and Engagement Among Their International Prospects About Iowa State University Iowa State University is a public, land-grant university, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, undergrad research, internships and study abroad. They learn from world-class scholars who are tackling […]

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Higher Ed Live Partners With PlatformQ Education to Expand Webcasting and Online Engagement Opportunities for Higher Education Community

Popular professional development network to leverage the Conduit platform to improve access to live and on-demand content for its audience 03/21/2019 – Boston, MA Higher Ed Live, produced by mStoner, Inc., is the education industry’s premier professional development network, offering viewers direct access to the best and brightest minds in education — for free. The […]

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Building Your Online Engagement Roadmap

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The Benefits of a Continuous Online Engagement Approach (and how to do it!)

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[WEBINAR] Savvy Strategies for Continuous Online Engagement

Recently, our team hosted a webinar with our partners at Ruffalo Noel Levitz sharing how leading institutions are integrating online engagement strategies into their conversion and yield strategies to support better recruitment outcomes. In this webinar, our Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, Gil Rogers, is joined by RNL Senior Vice President Todd […]

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Beyond Vloggers: What’s Your Institution’s Video Strategy?

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz and PlatformQ Education Forge Strategic Partnership

Customized offering integrates enrollment management consulting with online webcasting, chat, and SMS solutions powered by PlatformQ Education’s Conduit platform 10/30/2018 – Cedar Rapids, IA Ruffalo Noel Levitz, the leading provider of higher education enrollment management, student success, and fundraising solutions and PlatformQ Education, the leading provider of online engagement software and strategies for higher education, […]

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What We Learned at NACAC 2018

The NACAC Conference is always a great time for networking and sharing of ideas. Sometimes common trends emerge. We were lucky enough to catch up with new NACAC President, Stefanie Niles to discuss some of her key takeaways from NACAC 2018 and discuss ways colleges and universities can immediately apply what they learned back home. […]

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PlatformQ Education Introduces Enhanced Simulcast; Bringing College Admissions Webcasts to Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitter Live

New advanced video streaming feature helps college admissions and marketing departments expand the reach of live video content in support of parent, student and college counselor outreach […]

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Striving for a Level Playing Field

Undergraduate enrollment in the U.S. is down for the sixth straight year. Women enrolling in higher education saved colleges in the 1980s. So who can save colleges today? it’s likely first-generation college students and students of color. The reality is that the landscape of higher education is changing, and institutions must adapt to better reach, […]

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How to Reach Every Prospect at Every High School and College Fair, On Every Digital Channel

Anthony Pinto shares how the University of Tampa incorporates online engagement into their overall recruitment plan, with a focus on key results from their recent admitted student yield campaign. […]

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PlatformQ Education Develops First-of-Its-Kind Student Engagement Software that Meets VPAT Accessibility Guidance

Website chat and video streaming software built exclusively for higher education achieves VPAT 2.0 AA compliance in support of student success. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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PlatformQ Education Introduces New Key Leadership in Support of Accelerated Growth and Service to Higher Education Partners

Key additions add over 30 years of combined higher education marketing and education technology experience. PlatformQ Education, the leading provider of digital engagement solutions for higher education, recently introduced new key leadership additions supporting the company’s growing portfolio of college and university partners. […]

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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 the different influencers of this unique population. […]

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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 our partners are including online orientation and pre-departure programs into their summer strategies. […]

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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! […]

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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 […]

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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! […]

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Who is the Class of 2023?

Decisively digitally savvy – the class of 2023 has grown up in a world were websites and communicating by cell phone were always available. As you transition your marketing efforts to high school juniors, it is important to consider the world they grew up in, what their communication expectations are, and how you can engage with this audience. […]

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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. […]

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Tackling Transfer Student Engagement

The spring semester is a critical time for you to engage with transfer students, both for those looking to submit applications as well as students who are just starting to explore the transfer process. In fact, nearly 1/3 of all undergraduate students are transfer students. […]

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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? […]

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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 generation; having grown up connected […]

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Hosting an I-20 Workshop

With May 1st on the horizon, our partners are starting to plan 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 students that need to finalize their enrollment requirements. […]

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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 Student Funding Opportunities” saw great […]

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PlatformQ Education Announces 150 Partners Using Conduit

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 their engagement software, Conduit. Conduit is a one-of-a-kind online engagement platform that enables institutions to efficiently connect with their prospective students and families throughout the entire college enrollment process. […]

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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 and admitted students, the webcast offered […]

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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 clients look to online admitted […]

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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 students and parents are able […]

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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 attest to the importance of […]

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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 our most popular topics noted […]

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