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Success with SAAS: How to Have a Smooth Implementation

July 05, 2017

This aint’ your grand-pappy’s blog article (unless of course your grand-pappy is a wannabe hipster blogger). If you’re here it’s because you really want to knock your newly acquired SAAS product’s implementation out of the proverbial park.

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AcademicWorks Summer Release:  Improving The Applicant Experience

June 26, 2017

At AcademicWorks, we believe in making education easily accessible through the use of technology, so we spent the past several months making it even easier for applicants to apply to scholarships.  These changes will also help our clients more easily support students as they use the AcademicWorks Platform. Thank you for all you do to support students every...

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AWTalks: Buying Scholarship Management Technology

March 28, 2017

Buying scholarship management technology can feel like a huge project. I want to help you make the best decision for YOU, so the AcademicWorks team has some tips for how you can make the researching and buying process a little easier.  Check out our most recent AWTalks segment to learn some tips from our team!   Still want more? Keep reading for reasons why...

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Overcoming Objections: How to Convince Your Team You Need Scholarship Management Technology

March 28, 2017

This year, 66% of institutions will be investing in scholarship management technology. We are seeing a growing trend in this direction as institutions are looking to streamline, innovate, and revolutionize their scholarship management and donor reporting processes.

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Spreading The Word About Scholarship Management Technology

March 06, 2017

Does your scholarship process take months of working in spreadsheets? Are you tracking the collection of thank-you letters manually or spending hundreds of hours creating donor reports? Do you feel like you are the only one on campus who feels like there must be a better way to award scholarships and steward donors? Check out some key points you can use when...

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Five Steps to Gaining Technology Adoption from Scholarship Reviewers

February 15, 2017

Scholarship review committees take their own time to help select scholarship recipients, sometimes giving up their personal nights and weekends to complete these reviews. During the review process they must ensure the selected applicant meets scholarship criteria and that they represent the intention of the donor. While scholarship review committees are a...

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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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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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Exploring East Carolina University with Hollywood Squares: A 4-Year Public Case Study from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

“AcademicWorks Welcomes East Carolina University to the Hollywood Squares!”

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AW Beginners - No Shame Session from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Whether you’re truly an AcademicWorks beginner or just need a comprehensive refresher, we went back to the basics to deliver your need-to-know information for a smooth ride through your next awarding season.

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