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ED terminates recognition of ACICS accreditation: Next Steps

by Aaron Drew Lacey Yesterday afternoon, the U.S Department of Education announced its decision to end federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), the country’s largest national accreditor, which presently accredits several hundred career and technical schools. The Department’s decision was made following, and in response to, recommendations by both More Info »

The DOL’s New Overtime Rule: How Schools Need to Prepare

By Matthew I. Penfield, Esq., Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
The new federally mandated minimum salary level for certain employees exempt from minimum wage and overtime provisions goes into effect Dec. 1, 2016. Are you ready?

Bouncing Forward: A Study of Career Colleges and their Resilience

By Dr. Kathryn Fox Frisbie, Vice President, MMI Consulting/MMI Placement Verification
This research measured the organizational resilience of 65 independent career colleges to determine if resilience was linked to the enrollment fluctuations common in this sector from 2010 through 2012. Actionable recommendations are provided for college leaders to build up their resilience.


7 Characteristics of a Rock Star Rep and How to Transfer Those Attributes to the Rest of Your Team

By Gregg Meiklejohn, Co-founder/CEO, and Joe Girard, Director of Admissions Performance Institute, Enrollment Resources Inc.
In today's ever changing world of admissions at for-profit schools, there are certain skills, attitudes, and behaviors that the Rockstar Reps possess. In this article, we show you how these reps succeed, and how this can be transferred to the rest of your teams.

Getting Your College Admissions Team to the Championship – Part 2

Turning Strangers into Students™ (and Advocates) – A Study on Inbound Marketing and Recruitment in Higher Education (Part 1)

By Dr. Jean Norris, Norton|Norris, Inc., Managing Partner, and Linda Ganster, Managing Partner, The Grandview Group
Recently, a former school owner and advocate of career colleges stated, “The timing on the recovery of the for-profit sector is in direct correlation to fixing the problem in admissions.”

Process-Based Curriculum Development