Month: September 2020

7 Tips for Improving Admissions Yield

As your admissions team strategizes how to reach their goals and improve admissions yield there’s a lot to consider. In addition to the typical obstacles, there’s also the unknown of the pandemic and how the roster of incoming prospective students will fluctuate then.  In this new kind of normal it’s imperative to garner techniques that …

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Raftr Support: September 22 Update

Android: Introduced a pending invitations section for admin of rafts, channels, and private messaging groups Admin of ProRafts now have more controls over content and membership Rafts can now have a video as the cover image Some fixes like updating fields when creating/editing posts better aligned with where they are when viewing the published post …

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Virtual or In-Person: Planning for Orientation 2021

How do you plan for upcoming college orientation programs when there’s a lot of unknown? Similar to this current semester, college universities, specifically administrative staff, had to adapt to the obstacles around the pandemic and plan accordingly. Instead of planning a day of activities, a campus tour, or presentations for students and parents, there were …

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Campus Safety: Contact Tracing That Actually Works

As many colleges and universities prepared to bring students back to campus this fall, most prepared detail return to campus plans that include strategies like testing, isolation housing, virtual learning opportunities, and contact tracing. When followed as planned by students, these plans were designed to minimize community spread of COVID-19 in the otherwise socially driven …

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Raftr Support: September 8 Update

Android: Added more options to create Events and Posts in contextual screens throughout the app Raft, channel, and private messaging group admin can now temporarily freeze things, as for needed safety reasons Some fixes like adding better loading states for some screens and a visual cue for returning to current messages after opening a reply …

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