Chris D’Orso, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Stony Brook University, joins the show for a candid conversation about yield and retention. We’ll look at projections, challenges and strategies from Chris’s perspective as a “student affairs guy in an enrollment manager’s role.”
Taken from the live broadcast, February 21, 2012.
Topics discussed during the LIVE broadcast include:
- Admissions Trends
- Selectivity vs. Yield
- Common App
- Student Affairs partnerships
- Communication strategy
- Social Networking
- Event programming
More questions for Chris? Find him on twitter @cdorso.
NACAC’s College Admission Trends for 2011:
“Uncertain Times Lead Colleges to Lean More Heavily on Wait Lists;
Acceptance Rate for Four-Year Colleges Declines Slightly, NACAC Finds”
NACAC’s 2011 State of College Admissions Report
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