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Top 7 Reasons to Attend the AcademicWorks Conference

July 19, 2017

Wondering if you should attend the 2017 AcademicWorks Conference?  We've compiled a list of reasons why you should be there! Check it out and be sure to reserve your spot below!

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Employees Look Back on the AcademicWorks Conference 2016

October 06, 2016

We asked our employees to share their favorite memories from the AcademicWorks Conference our 2016, our annual client conference. We asked our employees to tell us something they learned, an interaction they loved, and their biggest takeaway from conference overall. Check out their responses below! 

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A Look Back On AcademicWorks Conference 2016

October 04, 2016

AcademicWorks 5th Annual Conference was our biggest and best yet. I want to start by saying a HUGE “thank-you” to our clients and employees for making it such an amazing event. Our keynote speaker, John Taylor, helped attendees bridge the gap between the financial aid, advancement, and scholarship professionals in the audience. His message served a valuable...

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Congratulations to Pasadena City College For Winning The Promoting Scholarships on Campus Contest!

October 04, 2016

Congratulations to Pasadena City College for winning our second annual Promoting Scholarships On Campus Contest.  The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the 5th Annual AcademicWorks Conference. 

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Client Case Study: DePaul University from #AWConf2016

October 04, 2016

As a scholarship coordinator, have you ever compared your efforts with that of a coach or student-athlete? Do you have the best equipment to win?  Have you spent time game planning for the win?   How about your marketing efforts to fill the stands and build awareness about your schedule? Is your roster filled with the best talent with everyone knowing their...

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Promoting AcademicWorks to Applicants and Stakeholders from #AWConf2016

October 04, 2016

It is a little crazy how hard it can be to publicize free money available through scholarships on campus and in your community. Promoting scholarships is a huge job and according to a study we recently conducted, is a shared responsibility. It is very common for financial aid, academic departments, admissions, advancement, and scholarship professionals to all...

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Success Metrics and ROI With Client Success from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Since the launch of AcademicWorks in 2010, our team has grown quite a bit, but the goals have never changed. Your success is our success. We believe this so much that we created a branch of Client Services called Client Success. Mine, and the rest of my team's, entire job is for you to be successful. So how do we do that?

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How to Please Everyone All the Time: Client-Defined Roles from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Have you ever wanted to assign certain tasks to different administrators in AcademicWorks, but were afraid of giving too much or too little access? Did you ever wish you could allow a colleague to “look but not touch” the information in AcademicWorks, or hide sensitive data from volunteers or student assistants? Well as of this past winter, you can do all...

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After Your First Year With AcademicWorks from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Completing your first year with AcademicWorks is a right of passage for every client. Everything you’ve learned in implementation comes to fruition as you navigate your first cycle with an online application process. You might come across a piece of functionality that you didn’t know you’d want to use. Or, you might find room for improvement and better ways...

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Two-Year College Case Study: Tarrant County College at #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Do you ever wonder how your peer institutions utilize AcademicWorks? Have they started using the latest features? Are review committee members happy with their process? How are other institutions training review committee members? Do they use all of the post-acceptance features? How do they promote available scholarship opportunities to their applicant...

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