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How to Choose the Right Communications Solution for Your Institution

September 21, 2022

It’s no wonder institutions across the country are concerned with how best to engage their students. The more engaged prospective students a...

5 Email Communications Tips for Financial Aid Offices

September 14, 2022

There’s no such thing as too much communication when it comes to talking with students about financial aid. Financial aid is a complex topic...

Student Success

3 Ways Virtual Classrooms Can Address Physical Classroom Challenges

January 5, 2022

During the pandemic, our world changed. In what now seems like the blink of an eye, almost every educational institution shifted to online l...

Student Success

3 Ways Virtual Classrooms Can Help Teachers Teach and Students Learn

December 8, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic, institutions were forced to close physical classes within a few short weeks, and faculty had to transition...

Student Success

EDUCAUSE Top IT Issues For 2022 Top 10, Part 2: What Lessons Have We Learned in the Pandemic?

November 10, 2021

During its 2021 conference, EDUCAUSE released its Top IT Issues of 2022. Discussing these on the Jenzabar Podcast, founding director of The ...

5 Tips to Personalize Your Financial Aid Communications

September 29, 2021

As the pool of prospective students shrinks and the cost of college climbs, getting the right financial aid package in the right student’s h...

Creativity, Storytelling, and Data: Modern Tools of the Advancement Trade

August 25, 2021

With major donations in a decline, advancement teams across the higher education landscape are facing an uphill battle as they tackle a new ...

Rogers State University Wins the Hearts and Minds of First-Generation Students With Jenzabar Recruitment

August 18, 2021

As students return to campus for the fall of 2021, will many of those first-time faces be first-generation students? This will likely be the...

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5 Tips for Building a Successful CBE Program

July 21, 2021

Competency-based education (CBE) programs are becoming increasingly popular in higher education because they enable institutions to offer st...

Student Success

4 Tips for Driving a Campus-Wide Student Success Initiative

July 14, 2021

The definition of student success has changed over the years as institutions learned that they are increasingly responsible for enabling and...

How Can You Use Student Data to Improve Retention?

July 7, 2021

Your digital footprint has the potential to create mountains of data that organizations can analyze and use to monitor and improve your expe...

5 Tips for Selecting Your Higher Ed CRM

June 2, 2021

Like digital transformations happening across industries, higher education’s evolution incorporates the adoption of new strategies and techn...

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Chatbots: A Self-Service Mechanism for Driving Student Engagement

May 26, 2021

Gen Z students have a different standard than the generations that came before them for how they want to receive information from their scho...

Student Success

3 Tips for Tackling Summer Melt From Enrollment Pros

May 5, 2021

Summer melt is coming, which means institutions need to reevaluate their current recruitment and retention practices to maximize how many st...