May 2024
College Enrollment Stats and What New FAFSA Applications Could Mean for Your School
Are better days finally ahead for four-year college enrollments? New data seems to indicate, well… Maybe. According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, undergraduate college enrollment for spring 2024 grew by 359,000 students, or 2.5% over the previous spring.  This marks the first time enrollments have grown in consecutive semesters since the pandemic.
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8 Reasons Why Students Are Choosing Career-Based Educations Over Traditional College - And How Your School Can Attract More of Them! -
It’s no secret. Today, more recent high school grads are choosing a career-based education over traditional college. In fact, the National Student Clearinghouse says two-year, trade-based program enrollment increased by 16% last year.
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Marketing Your School to Prospective Trade School Students… By Overcoming Misperceptions
Here’s the good news… There’s massive interest among recent high school grads (and adults alike) in entering the trades. In fact, 47% are interested in trade-based careers…[1] And 73% of Gen Z respect skilled trade careers nearly as much as they respect careers in medicine.[2] But… There’s also some not so good news. See, as...
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Prospective Students are Looking For “Something Different” … Give it To Them!
Times have changed. Many of today’s students want a different kind of experience in college than their parents had. Sure, the on-campus “lifestyle” with football games and parties is still desired by many, but we’ve been witnessing a huge shift in the priorities of potential college enrollees… And that shift can be seen in both...
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