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Common Approaches to Reviewing in AcademicWorks

October 02, 2017

Reviewing in the AcademicWorks platform is an integral part of the awarding cycle. It allows easy evaluation of applicants and lends accountability to the reviews by maintaining scores and input by the reviewers.  In order to get the most out of reviewing, the following steps and considerations should be made.

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AcademicWorks Summer Release:  Encourage a Gift Directly From Your Donor Reports

August 22, 2017

We are excited recently launched new functionality to  promote giving directly from your donor reports, help improve the reviewing process, put measures in place to help prevent over awarding, and more easily access applicant centric awarding 

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The Scholarship Review Process at Colleges, Universities, and Foundations

February 27, 2017

Scholarship reviewing season is one of the busiest and most stressful times for scholarship administrators.  This time of year our team gets a lot of questions about how others operate their scholarship review process and how to gain efficiencies. We wanted to collect feedback from the scholarship community, so we asked over 300 colleges, universities, and...

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AWTalks: Success With Scholarship Reviewing

February 21, 2017

This month we sat down with one of our Client Success Managers, Michael to talk about how you can make this reviewing season run more efficiently and without tiny hiccups that can hold up the final awarding of scholarships. 

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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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Six Steps to Improving Communication with Scholarship Review Committees

February 01, 2017

The scholarship review process can be a very stressful time. Some of you may have to create huge binders of scholarship applications for reviewers, spending hours next to the printer and becoming all too familiar with that three-hole punch. Some of you may be spending some quality time in a conference room discussing applicants with review committees. Others...

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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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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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Reviewing and Awarding Jiu Jitsu from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Reviewing in AcademicWorks is helpful in determining the best candidate to award a scholarship. While making this decision can be a challenging task, by using our tips and best practice recommendations you’ll be able to grapple and overcome any challenges that may arise.

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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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