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May 6, 2019
Pragmatic Personalization: A Gen Z Retention Strategy
Blog
Higher Education
Pragmatic Personalization: A Gen Z Retention Strategy

Personalization is a powerful skill that has proven to engage Generation Z. We take a look at the goals of pragmatic personalization and why it matters to this new generation of college students.

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May 1, 2019
Occam's Razor and Student Persistence Challenges
Blog
Higher Education
Occam's Razor and Student Persistence Challenges

Occam's razor states to go with the simplest solution. Learn about the simplest solution to engaging Generation Z students to keep them on track to graduation.

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Feb 27, 2019
[Webinar] How to Increase Fall to Fall Retention
Video
Higher Education
[Webinar] How to Increase Fall to Fall Retention

Join Nikita Ashford-Ashworth and Jacqueline Taylor from Southwest Tennessee Community College and see how they increased fall to fall retention through texting.

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Sep 27, 2018
5 Ideas for Texting First-Year Students
Blog
Retention
5 Ideas for Texting First-Year Students

Texting your first-year students at the beginning of the year is extremely important to make connections. Need help coming up with ideas? We got you covered.

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Jun 4, 2018
College Persistence Rates Increase With Text Nudges
Blog
Retention
College Persistence Rates Increase With Text Nudges

Community college freshmen received text messages about financial aid reminders and the nudges lead to an increase in college persistence rates.

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Nov 1, 2017
Increasing Retention and Engagement with Berea College's Horizon Fellows
Research
Admissions and Enrollment
Increasing Retention and Engagement with Berea College's Horizon Fellows

Student mentors at Berea College text GEAR UP High School Juniors and Seniors to guide them through the college-going process. Through Signal Vine, participation has increased from 5% to 70%, and in the Class of 2017, 72% of these students enrolled in college with a retention of 90% for the spring semester.

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Aug 8, 2017
Text Your Students, It's What They Want
Blog
Retention
Text Your Students, It's What They Want

Text your students and don't neglect their needs. What they want from texting is equally important - if not more - than what you want.

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Mar 15, 2017
Two Quick Student Engagement Strategies
Blog
Higher Education
Two Quick Student Engagement Strategies

Higher education administrators are focused on creating the right student engagement strategies. Here are two quick ways to engage your students.

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Jun 3, 2016
Why College Dropouts Drop Out
Blog
Retention
Why College Dropouts Drop Out

Only 10% of students graduate from San Jose State University in four years. Marcos Pizarro examines why college dropouts drop out.

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May 24, 2016
Academic Advising Techniques: What I Wish My Advisor Knew
Blog
Retention
Academic Advising Techniques: What I Wish My Advisor Knew

Read about a current college student's experience and how she thinks these academic advising techniques could've helped her.

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Apr 1, 2016
Can Text Message Nudges Improve Academic Outcomes in College?
Research
Higher Education
Can Text Message Nudges Improve Academic Outcomes in College?

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission provides college counseling through SMS to students. Students participating in the texting campaign attempted and completed more freshman year credits than similar students who were not part of the text message program.

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