Top 8 Questions Schools Ask Their Applicants

As an admission director you’re faced with a daunting task. How do you determine whether an applicant is a good fit for your school when you have limited time to spend getting to know each applicant? How can you determine…

Are infographics an effective tool for admission directors?

Infographics use collections of data displayed in a visually appealing way to tell a story. We’re seeing infographics used frequently in social media sites, advertising and the news media. In previous articles, we discussed how a notable aspect of your…

Introducing Ravenna ENROLL

Ravenna Enroll

Imagine simplified contract management We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new contract management system, Ravenna ENROLL, for the 2016-17 admission season! Combined with Ravenna ADMIT, our admissions solution, Ravenna ENROLL will allow admission offices to have…

Spicing up your admission funnel statistics

Admission funnel statistics are at the heart of the data that directors manage. They are used throughout the season to help track whether you are ahead or behind the previous year in your recruitment, application numbers and yield. Monitoring funnel…

These are the reports your board wants to see (part 2)

In the previous article in this series, we considered the content of your board reports. Now, our focus will be how to elevate the look and feel of those reports. As we grow our set of data reporting features at…

These are the reports your board wants to see (part 1)

As an admission director, your board is looking for you to inform them about the state of enrollment at your school. Big data, infographics and data visualization are all hot topics these days. The bar is being set higher and…

Ravenna enables a new data perspective for Admission Directors

Today’s successful admission directors must utilize data to derive insights that give their schools a competitive edge. Ravenna provides industry-leading admission data analytics for PS-12 schools and helps admission directors answer their most challenging questions: Am I going to meet…

Training Student Admissions Ambassadors

We are pleased to welcome Oriana Isaacson, Associate Director of Admission at Crystal Springs Uplands School in Hillsborough, CA. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of Upper School Admissions at The Bush School in Seattle, WA, and was a member…

How to improve the “bad” visit day

We are pleased to welcome guest blogger, Oriana Isaacson, Associate Director of Admission at Crystal Springs Uplands School in Hillsborough, CA. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of Upper School Admissions at The Bush School in Seattle, WA, and was…

AISAP Institute: “Readers and Committees”

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals‘s (AISAP) Annual Institute. Ravenna’s Margaret Hardy was pleased to present a session titled “Readers and Committees: the 5Ws and an H” that delved into the who,…