The Ideology behind Student Engagement and Student Retention

Student Retention has always been a major concern for higher education institutions. “Over the past 20 years, roughly 31 million students have enrolled in college and left without receiving a degree or certificate.”– According to a National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Report Identifying at-risk students and utilizing tools (both self-help and …

AI Chatbots for HigherEd: Solving Challenges While Scaling the Gaps

Touted as the next big thing, Artificial Intelligence has already carved a niche for itself in the form of AI chatbots for highered. In today’s world of instant gratification; bots deliver on the rising expectations of students, augment the institutional staff’s capabilities and help the institutions achieve their various goals (enrollment, …

5 Challenges One Stop Student Services Help You Resolve

Higher education today is experiencing a groundbreaking shift towards student-centric processes. Driven by changing student demographics and rising student expectations, all the emphasis today is on personalization, customization and simplifying the student journey. The growing inclination towards one stop student services is an important marker of this trend. One stop …

Help Your Students Glide Through the Complex Financial Aid Process

Writing about the financial aid system in one of his blog posts, Bill Gates reiterated one of his interactions with some students who described the system as “nerve-wracking” and “scary”. Consequently, Bill gates called for simplifying the entire process, starting with FAFSA – the application that carries around 180 questions about …

The Ever Changing Higher Education Landscape

For a millennium, the sole purpose of getting an education as broadening one’s intellectual horizons, a luxury reserved only for the rich and elite. But if you look around today, that era is long gone, for good. The best and oldest universities in the world, whether the Ivy League schools …