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New Student

Finding Students Where They Are: Fueling Enrollment and Building Brand Awareness Among Gen Z

September 20, 2023

What does Gen Z want, and how can institutions use this understanding to boost their digital footprint and enroll more students?

3 Tips to Increase Your Admitted Student Yield

August 9, 2023

By August, most institutions have calculated yield, are assessing if goals were met, and are considering how to improve yield for next year.

Student Success

How Can Institutions Serve the Needs of Hyper-Local or Niche Communities?

July 26, 2023

Jenzabar Senior Solutions Consultant Sabine O’Neill examines challenges facing hyper-local schools and what can be done to overcome them.

Higher Education

What You Need to Know About Spreadsheets in Higher Ed

July 12, 2023

Spreadsheet use in higher ed is universal and the rate of error is high. What can higher ed do to break free of the "spreadsheet spiral".


Key Takeaways and Insights From the 2023 Jenzabar Executive Summit

June 28, 2023

We explore some of the topics covered by presidents and other institutional leaders in the 2023 Jenzabar Executive Summit.

Student Success

How Do You Determine the Value of a College Degree?

June 21, 2023

Most-Innovative Approach to ROI award winner Dr. Jen Janecek-Hartman discusses the intricacies of calculating the ROI of a college degree.

Higher Education

An Inside Look at College and University Presidents’ Perspectives

June 14, 2023

We examine Inside Higher Ed’s 2023 Survey of College and University Presidents to better understand how higher ed leaders view the future of education.

5 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Technology Investment

May 24, 2023

As institutions look to expand the role of technology on campuses, here are five ways they can ensure they are maximizing the use of that technology.

HR Execs Want More Employee Training. What's Higher Ed's Role?

May 10, 2023

A survey of HR executives conducted by found that businesses are turning to colleges and universities to upskill their workforce.

How to Use the Enrollment Funnel to Evaluate Recruitment Strategies

May 3, 2023

As admissions teams assess their campaign efficacy, examining data from the enrollment funnel can help them pinpoint areas for improvement.

3 Things You Can Do to Minimize Summer Melt

April 26, 2023

As summer approaches, we look at three ways admissions offices can help better support students through the enrollment process.

4 Ways to Engage Parents During the College Admissions Process

April 19, 2023

We analyze Spark451’s Parent Survey of College-Bound Students to identify the four most prevalent factors institutions should consider when marketing to parents.

6 Strategies for Recruiting High School Seniors

April 5, 2023

Let’s examine Spark451’s College-Bound Student Survey to uncover what schools can do to recruit more students.

How to Use Financial Aid to Overcome Enrollment Challenges

March 8, 2023

What must institutions do to ensure the financial aid packages they offer are compelling enough to attract students and encourage enrollment?