For thirty years we have been using the telephone to reach out to prospective students and their parents in the college admission process but as we near 2014 our advisors at GSRA wonder if the telephone is still a relevant tool? In the late 1980’s enrollment telemarketing companies such as Ruffalo Cody became one of the most import tools in
Global demand for US higher education continues to grow with just under 820,000 students seeking language training, undergraduate and post graduate education this past year. Projections based on IIE research and from GSRA advisor services predict US higher education global demand will swell to well over one million students by 2015. The top 25 sending countries are listed below and
GSRA will be hosting a series of information sessions in January 2014 on “Working With Education Consultants.” These sessions will be in the form of webcasts on the GSRA site and will be free of charge. The sessions are designed for new international recruiters who have limited or no experience working with education consultants/agents. For additional information on the broadcasts
GSRA has recently added several new partnership universities taking their total portfolio of clients to a record high since it’s founding in 2011. New Clients in Asia, Europe and the USA are currently going through an “assessment overview process” based on the seven S model. For more information on requesting an “assessment” of your international recruitment and admission operation please
The advisors will be traveling to NAFSA in May for the 2013 NAFSA Conference. To schedule a private appointment with GSRA please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Over 100,000 Indian students come to the United States each year for higher education prospects. More than 50% of these students are in pursuit of Graduate programs, so much so that the number of applications received by American Universities far out numbers the programs and places available. On the Undergraduate front, there are over 100 high schools in India offering
A new book written for college trustees has recently hit stores across the USA. Chapters on college admissions and recruitment, tuition discounting and international student recruitment are especially worthy of a read. The “advisors” at GSRA have chosen the book as their book of the month and will be recommending it as a “must read” for April 2013. The book is available on Amazon.com.
By MICHAEL CORKERY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (JANUARY 9, 2013) The demand for four-year college degrees is softening, the result of a perfect storm of economic and demographic forces that is sapping pricing power at a growing number of U.S. colleges and universities, according to a new survey by Moody’s Investors Service. Associated Press Students at the University of Washington
The GSRA Family would like to wish all of our friends in education a Happy Holiday Season and a prosperous 2013. We look forward to seeing you at the many upcoming conferences around the world and on campus. Many thanks for your support in 2012 and we look forward to advancing your efforts in the New Year.
One of the more interesting discussions at NACAC this past month in Denver and in admissions offices around the globe is the future of the paper view book or as we call it in Europe the “prospectus”. For more than sixty years the view book has been a staple in admission representatives tool box as they tour the world and