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AACRAO's bi-weekly professional development e-newsletter Connect offers timely information, actionable tips, and expert guidance relevant to your career; stories about interesting colleagues doing inspiring things; and news about association services, activities and resources.

Like a virtual, on-demand AACRAO conference-between-conferences, Connect keeps professional conversations alive and helps you stay engaged with the association that advocates for and believes in your career. 

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Strategies for student success: Preparation, progression, and completion

Dec 2, 2019

Move beyond a focus on "retention" with these 14 best practices.

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Visualizing future enrollment and tuition revenue

Dec 2, 2019

How one university used predictive modeling to make decisions regarding student enrollment, tuition revenue, and scholarships.

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Re-envisioning Graduate Enrollment Management

Dec 2, 2019

A revenue-based approach to GEM that lead to increased enrollment.

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Apply for an AACRAO Research Grant

Dec 2, 2019

The application period is open.

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AACRAO Executive Director Mike Reilly to retire in 2021

Dec 2, 2019

The AACRAO Board of Directors has established a timeline for the search for the new director.

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Field Notes: 4 ways to create a fun workplace

Dec 2, 2019

Wait. Can those two words go in the same sentence -- "fun" and "work"? This registrar says yes.

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Congratulations to AACRAO's new board members

Nov 19, 2019

New voting initiative raises nearly $3500 for AACRAO Gives.

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How NYU StudentLink Center uses social media for targeted outreach

Nov 18, 2019

On-the-job social media outreach training has been great for staff and students.

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The other reason students want Comprehensive Learner Records

Nov 18, 2019

Webinar: Discover student-centric approaches to CLRs, like creating a clearer path to degree.

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AACRAO Book Club recap: The Devil's Highway prompts stories of immigration and understanding

Nov 18, 2019

Fostering deeper connections through literature.

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SEMQ recognizes editorial board members

Nov 18, 2019

Outgoing, current, and new members provide a valuable contribution to the field.

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How to be successful at your new SEM job

Nov 18, 2019

The basic and often unspoken rules to succeed in a new job.

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4 questions to guide SEM implementation

Nov 18, 2019

Closing thoughts from AACRAO SEM 2019.

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Sustain your institution’s brand presence over time

Nov 18, 2019

How residual marketing can boost the efficiency of your recruitment efforts.

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International Education Week 2019: Cultivating global citizens

Nov 18, 2019

Peek inside the 2019 Open Doors report, an annual survey on international students in the U.S. and U.S. students studying abroad, released Monday.

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4 compass points for successful business process improvements

Nov 15, 2019

How enrollment, academic, and student services units can add value.

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Field Notes: 4 tips for nailing your next job interview

Nov 15, 2019

A hiring manager shares how to make the most of your in-person interview.

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Building the Blueprint: the 2019 Baden-Württemberg Seminar

Nov 12, 2019

One participant shares her most memorable moment, biggest takeaway, and advice for next year's seminar participants.

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10 lessons learned when restructuring for transformative change

Nov 5, 2019

Facing the difficult prospect of restructuring, one president shares his insights.

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Finding best-fit students

Nov 5, 2019

5 keys to a successful search program