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What’s Your Answer to This Important Question?

by Jeremy Tiers, Director of Admissions Services        Delivering better, more consistent customer service continues to be one of the biggest concerns that college admission and enrollment management leaders voice to me. Ten years ago if a prospective student had a really bad campus visit, or if a parent received the runaround from someone at your school, they’d vent to a few family members or friends and that was that. Social Media has completely flipped the script, and with it, word of mouth has exploded like never before. Its impact can be extremely beneficial for both you and your school, or it can...


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Four College Coaching Mistakes You Might Be Making – And, How to Stop

by Mike Davenport, PhD, Coaching Sports Today

Every well intentioned, good, respectable coach makes coaching mistakes. It comes with the territory.

Following are four common coaching mistakes. Are you making them, and can you stop?

Coaching Mistake #1. You yell like your shoes are five sizes too small

Coaches should yell. They should scream.

And if their point is falling on deaf ears—they should yell LOUDER. Scream HARDER. Spray spit. Flail arms. That works really, really well. . . to drive an athlete away. To destroy trust. To crush an ego. To develop a rep you don’t want.

Athletes don’t respond to LOUD demeaning communication like the communicator hopes they will.

Ninety percent (or more) of...


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My 4 Favorite Productivity Tips I Learned from Brian Tracy

by Mandy Green, Busy Coach

When I first started out on my journey of finding better ways to be more effective and efficient in the office as a coach, one of the productivity experts that I studied a lot was Brian Tracy.

Brian Tracy is one of America’s leading authorities on the enhancement of personal effectiveness, leadership, time management, goals, motivation, and success.

Brian’s stuff spoke to me.  It was so simple and incredibly applicable to everything we do as college coaches.   

I really have gotten hundreds of amazing productivity tips from Brian Tracy, but here are four of my favorites:

  1. Be open to new ideas. Because I was so...


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Are You Giving Them Enough Context?

by Jeremy Tiers, Director of Admissions Services        I’m asking because context plays an important role in the student recruitment process. And, too often admissions professionals, namely counselors, don’t give prospective students enough of it when telling their school’s story. Here’s what I mean: You start a conversation with a prospect, and you say something like, “We have professors that care and a welcoming community that will quickly feel like home.” You also talk about class sizes and the fact that a high percentage of your recent graduates are employed or continuing their education within six months or a year of graduating. On the...


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