Handbook for the College Admissions Profession

Handbook for the College Admissions Profession

Handbook for the College Admissions Profession

Handbook for the College Admissions Profession

Synopsis

Through expert essays, this handbook covers all aspects of the admissions process, from a historical overview to a guide to future trends. Both new and experienced admissions officers and educational administrators will find here essential tools for successfully recruiting and enrolling a desirable mix of students for their institutions. This handbook has been prepared by the foremost leaders in the college admissions profession under the auspices of the American Association of Registrars and Admissions Officers. Topics include: the dilemma of quantity versus quality in admissions recruiting; understanding enrollment management; marketing strategies; the role of technology; and student body diversity (including international students).

Excerpt

The Handbook for the College Admissions Profession is written for the consumption of new admissions officers, new enrollment managers, new college presidents, and new boards of advisement, counsel, and trustees, as well as for students and professors of higher education. The handbook can also be valuable for experienced professionals in this young field of college admissions and enrollment planning and management.

This new "hand-text" book is laid out in six parts with stand-alone chapters designed to give the reader the full flavor of the professionals' experiences in higher education. Each author has been given license to make judgments about the everyday trials and tribulations, pleasures, and rewards of this unique business. Appendices, tables and figures, a comprehensive glossary, and a bibliography have been included to make this reference a helpful tool in the strategic planning process.

The authors and editors dedicate this book to the many prospective students, administrators, and other friends who may derive help and satisfaction from learning more about the admissions field. The book is also dedicated to all other admissions professionals, who have contributed so much in energy and talent in the efforts to making a difference.

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