Blog

Thought-leadership articles and trend reports brought to you by the Enrollment Management Association

  • The Strength of Character

    The Strength of Character

    A good character leads to a successful life — at home, at school, at work.

    Read Article
  • Zoom Webinar: Creating a Shared Video Assessment for Kindergarten Admission

    Register Now
  • Guidance for Giving Wisely

    Guidance for Giving Wisely

    Read Article
  • Just Announced!
    Sign up for an #EMAAC20
    Post-Conference Course.

    View Courses
  • How has COVID-19 Affected Applications to Independent Schools Report Highlights

    How has COVID-19 Affected Applications to Independent Schools Report Highlights

    Read Article
  • Access your members-only content in our new community!

    Take Me There
  • COVID-19 Resources for Schools

    Take Me There
  • Back-to-School Flash Enrollment Survey Highlights

    Back-to-School Flash Enrollment Survey Highlights

    Read Article
  • Don’t Be Afraid of Rosie: Lessons from Lockdown

    Don’t Be Afraid of Rosie: Lessons from Lockdown

    While 2020 began like any other year, it quickly changed course. It required us to pivot and adapt to a new digital world, but we learned new skills along the way.

    Read Article
  • The Gift of Giving

    The Gift of Giving

    Giving connects us to others. It creates bonds and strengthens communities. It’s a tradition as old as time.

    Read Article
  • SSAT at Home Update (11/19/2020)

    SSAT at Home Update (11/19/2020)

    EMA announces cancellations, new dates, and additional options for taking the SSAT.

    Read Article
  • The Power of Gratitude

    The Power of Gratitude

    The more intentional we are in finding gratitude, the easier it will flow from us and the more benefits we will reap, including a more positive outlook, a stronger ability to adapt, better relationshi

    Read Article
  • SSAT at Home Update (11/05/2020)

    SSAT at Home Update (11/05/2020)

    SSAT at Home Update from Heather Hoerle

    Read Article
  • Now Trending: Three Enrollment Takeaways from the Latest NAIS Trendbook

    Now Trending: Three Enrollment Takeaways from the Latest NAIS Trendbook

    What do patterns from the past and present say about your school’s enrollment picture in the future? Findings from the 2020–2021 NAIS Trendbook shed light on what lies ahead.

    Read Article
  • Financial Aid Training Series: On-Demand Lessons from the Experts

    Sign Me Up
  • Meet the 2020 EMA Annual Conference Award Winners!

    Meet the 2020 EMA Annual Conference Award Winners!

    We are thrilled to recognize three members of our community with awards for excellence in enrollment management.

    Read Article
  • ×

    I'm not an EMA member but want the latest enrollment strategies!

    Thanks! We just sent you an email.
    Error - something went wrong!
  • The Character Skills Snapshot: Making the Snapshot Work for You [Online Course]

    The Character Skills Snapshot: Making the Snapshot Work for You [Online Course]

    To learn how the assessment works, explore how to integrate it into your process, and take a trial assessment yourself, sign up for The Character Skills Snapshot course.

    Read Article
  • The Big Pivot: Preparing Your Community for an Unusual Back-to-School Transition

    The Big Pivot: Preparing Your Community for an Unusual Back-to-School Transition

    This has certainly been the strangest of times. The combination of changes wrought by COVID-19 and socio-political protests have disrupted life for students, families, and school communities across th

    Read Article
  • ×

    Take charge
    of your professional development. Become a member!

    First Name
    Last Name
    Thank you!
    Error - something went wrong!
  • A Message from EMA

    A Message from EMA

    A message from EMA regarding recent events.

    Read Article
  • Understand Your Families Better with Parent Personas

    Understand Your Families Better with Parent Personas

    COVID-19 has forced us all, schools and families alike, to examine our priorities and to reexamine the ways in which we work to achieve our most important goals.

    Read Article
  • Tips to Help Drive Participant Engagement in Your Next Virtual Meeting

    Tips to Help Drive Participant Engagement in Your Next Virtual Meeting

    Running an online meeting? Check out our best practices to encourage participant engagement.

    Read Article
  • Building Your Strategy For Enrollment Melt During COVID-19

    Building Your Strategy For Enrollment Melt During COVID-19

    Melt, from an enrollment management perspective, is the number of students, sometimes 5–10% of your newly enrolled, who pay a deposit in the spring, but exit the process and

    Read Article
  • Refresh Your School Storytelling During COVID-19

    Refresh Your School Storytelling During COVID-19

    If you’re feeling scattered and unfocused as you try to conduct business as usual and simultaneously adjust to working from home, you’re not alone.

    Read Article
  • How to Create and Enhance a Virtual Campus Visit Now and in the Future

    How to Create and Enhance a Virtual Campus Visit Now and in the Future

    One of the most powerful tools in the Admissions’ toolkit is the in-person campus tour. These visits give school representatives a chance to show the personality of their campus and to highlight what

    Read Article
  • Envisioning the Schools of the Future

    Envisioning the Schools of the Future

    Every school leader in our industry should be prioritizing visioning work today. It is not just about the day-to-day anymore—it is about the future.

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...