Your alumni love you. That’s the first thing to remember. They don’t love coming to your events, or even talking on the phone while you try to wrangle some money or information out of them. Institutional advancement departments get funds from a variety of places. You’re asking alumni, foundations, corporations, and other sources. For some […]
Last fall, my friend’s daughter began seriously researching colleges. A smart girl, tech-savvy, with a good idea of what she wanted out of college. Her intended major is pretty specific, and not offered at a slew of schools. She did her research, got her list together, and then got down to vetting the programs. She’d […]
It’s been a minute, but I remember researching colleges. Eager and over-achieving, I requested catalogs and applications online, then waited ages for them to arrive in the mail.
Look at all these college students running around with their fancy smartphones and elaborate haircuts! Thinking they know all there is to know about technology…. Well, the fact of the matter is they probably do. Being raised in an age where tablets/smartphones act as both communication devices and knowledge-enhancing tools have given students a deep […]