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2608, 2019

How to Define Your Audience in Slate

August 26th, 2019|Categories: How-tos|

Audience Options As a rule, a college can only send emails to students in that college's interest area. Please note the four audience options for your email communication in Basecamp. Be as specific as possible in your request, avoiding the use of "all" as this doesn't give us enough information (for example, we can't know whether "all admits" means freshmen only or freshmen and transfers, etc.). Current Student Status: Accepted [...]

2608, 2019

How to Add an Email to Slate

August 26th, 2019|Categories: How-tos|

In Slate, go to Deliver (megaphone icon), then Mailings. On the right, select the folder/subfolder where your email belongs. Units are categorized by college or department. Select New Mailing. (In some cases, you may want to make a copy of an already-existing email. To do so, select the email, then Copy Mailing. Be sure to uncheck "Copy Query" in the resulting pop-up box.) Name should be the subject line of the email. Folder should [...]

2608, 2019

How to Add an Email Request to Basecamp

August 26th, 2019|Categories: How-tos|

In Basecamp, go to the project called "Communications | Your College." In the To-Do List, name the to-do to match the subject line of your email. Add your Admissions Counselor to the Assigned to section. Add the date you want the email to be sent in the Due on section. Be sure to select A specific day ("Runs for multiple days" doesn't show up on our assignment list, which may cause delays in processing the email). [...]

1807, 2019

How To Edit Major Information on the Admissions Website

July 18th, 2019|Categories: How-tos|

Program Explorer We present our programs of study through an interface called Program Explorer. This tool allows students to see what we offer and learn more about each program of interest. Some of the program information comes directly from data sources, however some information is provided by the college. You can read more about the what this within our policy for editing major information within the Program Explorer. If you [...]

1807, 2019

10 Tips for Creating Effective Emails

July 18th, 2019|Categories: How-tos|

1. Define your purpose. You should always have a clearly defined purpose for your emails so that you can keep your content focused on that purpose. If you don’t have a clearly defined purpose, you should probably revisit whether the email is necessary. 2. Know your audience. For starters, Gen Zers (categorized as 19 years of age and under) know how to educate themselves and find information. They’re driven [...]

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