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If They Choose Another School You Should

by Jeremy Tiers, Director of Admissions Services        Sometimes even your best isn’t going to be enough to convince an admitted student that your school is the “best fit” for them. The reasons will vary. Some will be legitimate, and some will make absolutely no sense whatsoever. Anytime you lose a student it’s important to self-evaluate and figure out the why behind that student’s decision...especially if it’s someone that you had penciled in as a “yes." That’s what I’m going to help you with today. In some cases the why will be something that’s out of your control. But more often than you...


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When Your Prospects Say, “I Knew It!”

We all do that. News comes along that either confirms our worst fears, or validates our deeply held beliefs. And, we are actively looking for that news: With our favorite political candidate, the coach of our favorite NFL team we want to see fired, or the next coaching job we are chomping at the bit to apply for. We are always evaluating news, and seeking see how it confirms our natural personal biases. What I'm saying is, we all want to be able to say, "I knew it!" Your prospects are the same way. At the start, in the middle, and towards the end of the recruiting process, we're looking for evidence that we were right in our initial assumptions. Nobody likes to be proven wrong: I don't, you don't, your prospects don't, and your prospect's parents REALLY don't. How...


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How Coaches Can Eat Healthier When They’re on the Road

by Mandy Green, Busy Coach

Eating healthy when you’re at home can be challenging enough with our demanding coaching careers and busy family lives. At least when you’re at home though, you can control what comes into the kitchen and what lands on your children’s plates.

But what happens when you’re not at home - when you’re traveling with your team, recruiting, or waiting at the airport? 

If we allow ourselves to opt for the faster and easier options because we are in a rush on the road, overtime poor nutrition can leave us over extended, overwhelmed, and overweight, which is obviously not ideal when we have a lot of people counting on us to bring our best every...


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Ask Your Undecided Students These Questions

by Jeremy Tiers, Director of Admissions Services        Thanks for checking out this week’s newsletter. I’m sending good vibes your way as you finish putting together your school’s next class of new students. Last week I received a bunch of emails from admissions counselors looking for advice on how they could move their undecided students to the “yes column,” or at least one step closer towards making those deposits. In three different emails I was given the scenario of a student being “90-95% sure” or “pretty sure” that they were coming, but the student then told the admissions counselor in the same conversation...


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