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Category: Data and Analytics

Communicating with Students Throughout the Entire Student Life Cycle

As students progress through the student life cycle, their needs change dramatically. Whether they are freshmen or seniors, the services…

Infographic: The Commuter Student

This year, OOHLALA surveyed over 45K students across 175 institutions and discovered some of the biggest challenges, trends, and insight surrounding today’s…

EMU, Cedar Crest College and Southern Maine Community College Centralized their Campus Ecosystems

The first time I opened a course catalogue to select my courses, I remember being overwhelmed. I had recently moved…

Mobile App Development: Outsourcing vs DIY

There are many reasons a higher ed institution might decide to take the plunge in developing a mobile platform. One…

Complementing Student Services with a Mobile App

If you look up “what are student services” you will be directed, firstly, to its definition, followed by a list…

Case Study: Youngstown State University

When you have a campus of over 12,000 students, increasing student engagement can be a very challenging goal. With so…

What are Students Talking About?

Mobile technology has fundamentally changed how students engage with their institutions and with each other. Today’s students are a mobile-first…

Checking Your School’s Vitals with KPIs

KPIs (or Key Performance Indicators) can be an extremely valuable tool for Student Affairs professionals. Simply put, it is impossible…

3 Ways to Boost Student Survey Response Rates

In order to continually support and engage students, post-secondary institutions must be receptive to their needs and input. Unfortunately, traditional…

Holding Higher Education Accountable

A recently published article featured on EducationDIVE explores concerns regarding accreditation of post-secondary institutions in the United States. Specifically, it…

Collect Data to Give Students a Great College Experience

When we’re able to get data on students at higher ed institutions we’re able to make decisions that improve their experience and increase their chances of success.

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