A Vision of the Future for Students

As outlined in our recent e-book, “The Learner First Approach,” the conversation around the value of higher education has gotten louder and louder since the Covid-19 pandemic. So much so that metrics like ROI that were once fringe in the discussion have suddenly become front and center.

Closing the Social Capital Know-How Gap

At the end of 2021, Strada released the results of a survey of over 55,000 students. The survey asked the students to identify which activities they planned on doing or have already done. When looking at the data from first-year students and from those about to graduate, a stark gap emerged.

From Seekers to Sharers And Back Again

It’s a question that many institutions are starting to think more deeply about over the last two years. Some colleges and universities are even sending researchers and interviewers out into the field to ask this to alumni face-to-face.

Eliminating the Randomness of Social Capital

As student and alumni learners prioritize career readiness and confidence in their education, access to an effective network has taken center stage. It's time to take the randomness out of access to a community that helps BOTH students and alumni find their next step.

Alumni Mentoring Programs

A community focused on Mentored Learning is a differentiator for Higher Education in the learning marketplace. We share reasons why launching an Alumni Mentoring Program is so important and 5 things to think about when getting started.

Information Students Need, When They Need It

The need to personalize services in the face of a seemingly infinite variety of needs and aspirations led to a complete rethinking of what career services should be.

Campus is more than bricks and mortar: How Yale brings their gathering space online with PeopleGrove

“We envision this as a game-changer for connecting alumni with students and with each other,” said Weili Cheng ’77, executive director of the Yale Alumni Association, which arranged the launch of Cross Campus.

“I Got Accepted and I Have A LOT of Questions”: USD Overcomes Yield Concerns By Leveraging the Authenticity of Student Voices

For colleges and universities, they have lost a main tool in their arsenal to drive yield. In a recent study, 85.1% of schools attributed “considerable importance” to the campus visit in recruiting first-time freshmen.