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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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AACRAO meets you where you are

Oct 8, 2019

You're invited! Connect with our thriving online community to catalyze your career.

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AACRAO Book Club launches this month

Oct 7, 2019

The virtual discussion will be held on Tuesday, November 12. Join here for updates.

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2019 Fall International Student Enrollment Hot Topics Survey now open

Oct 7, 2019

Survey on current events and trends that may impact international student enrollment. Deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

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Foreign credentials: The value of sight references

Oct 7, 2019

AACRAO EDGE Sample Document Initiative supports evaluators at every step. You can help build our sample database.

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Field Notes: 4 tips for prioritizing with limited resources

Oct 7, 2019

Valuable insight into resource allocation and communicating with leadership to make the most of a tight budget.

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The Baden-Wurttemberg Seminar: Auf Wiedersehen und Schöne Reise!

Oct 7, 2019

“Goodbye and have a nice trip!” A peek into the daily schedule of B-W particpants.

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“Culture eats strategy for breakfast”

Oct 7, 2019

Strategize all you want; your enrollment plan lives or dies depending on institutional culture.

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Creating a culture of hustle

Oct 7, 2019

How to cultivate staff and leverage CRM to meet students earnestly and with urgency.

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Scholarship opportunities abroad: Kazakhstan

Sep 23, 2019

A resource for international enrollment management.

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How students know they belong

Sep 23, 2019

One community college learned that communications can impart a growth mindset from the start.

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Student success coaches for online learners

Sep 22, 2019

Since implemented, one institution has seen increased retention and decreased melt.

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Building the Blueprint: You are not an impostor

Sep 22, 2019

What I wish I had known before my first AACRAO.

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Reimagining degree progression

Sep 22, 2019

Structural barriers can slow down or even halt degree progression. Registrars have a crucial role to play.

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Field Notes: 5 self-care dedications you can start today

Sep 21, 2019

Higher ed professionals can often be self-sacrificing. These practices can help.

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Admissions processing accountability after Operation Varsity Blues

Sep 21, 2019

Reviewing admissions communications in the aftermath of the scandal.

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A competency-based educational record: What is standard?

Sep 10, 2019

CBE may not result in grades as we traditionally recognize them, but rather outcomes. How do we record that?

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September 20, 2019: International Day of University Sport

Sep 9, 2019

Guidelines and tips for events supporting student-athletes.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Sep 9, 2019

Is a contracted lawyer a designated school official?

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Scholarship opportunities abroad: Yemen

Sep 9, 2019

A resource for building internationalization strategies and international enrollment management.

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Reconvening after AACRAO's Fall Symposium: Global Recognition in International Admissions and Credential Evaluation

Sep 9, 2019

Webinar: Oct 3, 2019.