What Do College Admissions Officers Do During The Summer?

Posted on June 10, 2009. Filed under: admissions advice, college admissions, College Advice, college news, education |

Whether in high school or college or out, thoughts now revolve around summer planning – We’ve all heard/read comments about fun, productive, enriching summer.  Ever wonder what college admission folks do over the summer? Here’s a possible list of some of the “do’s” from their side of the desk. 

Develop Email campaigns to attract applicants

Review existing sign ups  for event registration pages, campus visits, add to mailing list

Read other chat forums to see what students are discussing and see that important questions are answered on website

Prepare for college fairs and fall college representative presentations

Prepare content for campus invitations, notes to students regarding incomplete applications, campus directions, additional website information

Work on fall event calendar

Write Blogs

Keep up social network content 

Work on plans for searching for students

Review the Email Message Database and update/edit contacts for the coming  school year.

Review college website for any links that are not working and dated information.

Prepare a calendar and agendas of online chats for fall – review data from previous year

Take a close look at college letterhead and make sure they are consistent

Research other college websites

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