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The SightLine team is focused on proactively supporting financially underserved students through the evolving FAFSA requirements. We are keeping a close eye on these changes to help our college and university customers seamlessly make the transition.
For college and university leaders, enrollment is top of mind this time of year as we wait for new census numbers. The 2023-24 academic year will be an interesting year to keep an eye on enrollment trends and student perspectives.
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Many colleges and universities are faced with ongoing declining enrollments and overall revenue.
In a prior blog post, we shared our six steps to developing a holistic enrollment strategy. But what do these strategies typically focus on fixing?
Every college and university has unique qualities that draw students into its admissions funnel.
For the past year, SightLine has had the pleasure of partnering with Jennifer Green, the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success at Longwood University.
It is no secret that enrollment numbers at many colleges and universities have been on the decline in recent years. This has caused institutions to re-evaluate their recruitment strategies in order to attract more students.
For college and university leaders, enrollment and financial aid are top of mind this time of year. The 2023-24 academic year will be an interesting year to keep an eye on enrollment trends and student perspectives
In December 2020, the Future Act and the FAFSA Simplification Act were signed into law.
At SightLine we are focusing on proactively supporting financially underserved students through changing FAFSA requirements and need-based aid qualifications. We are keeping a close eye on these changes to help our college and university customers seamlessly make the transition.
A familiar predicament with college and university financial aid directors and budget managers is "how do we know how much financial aid will we pay out when we don't know which students will return?".
Throughout 2021, the SightLine data science team worked with Arkansas Tech University and Grand Valley State University on student enrollment challenges, during a time of historical nationwide declining higher-ed enrollment.
Join the SightLine team at the CACUBO (Central Association of College and University Business Officers) Annual Meeting September 25-27, 2022. We will be an exhibitor and presenting a session on leveraging financial aid to increase enrollment and net revenue.
Ashley Kern, a data scientist, thought there had to be a better way for colleges and universities to decide which students to accept and how much in aid and scholarships to offer them. It has long been a hit-and-miss process based more on gut feelings than science.
At SightLine we have had the pleasure of working with Michelle Rhodes, the Associate VP for Financial Aid at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) throughout the past year.
It has become common practice in the enrollment management space to use predictive models to target outreach and recruit the right students.
Behavioral science is the study of how people behave, and what interventions work to change that behavior. SightLine Advisory Board member Bridget Gildea - consultant, advisor and SRA at the Intellectual Forum, Jesus College Cambridge - is an expert in behavioral science.
[HOUGHTON, MI]—March 1, 2022—SightLine, Inc., a business specializing in predictive analytics for higher education, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise and Woman Owned Small Business by the Great Lakes
The SightLine team is proud to announce the addition of two wonderful consultants and business advisors to our team.
Colleges and universities are faced with the growing trend of becoming test optional or eliminating the use of test scores all together for admissions and awarding.
Higher Education institutions are facing financial pressures due to generally declining applicant pools, declining federal and state funding, and increasing skepticism over return on investment of higher education.
At Sightline, we believe that by looking at student success with a holistic lens, from enrollment through graduation, we can achieve the best outcomes.
Throughout the past year and a half, the world has had to adjust to a new schedule, new restrictions, and new limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this is nothing new for people who have long been dealing with chronic illness or living with disabilities.
At SightLine, we believe that student success and university success go hand-in-hand. We have found that student employment on campus provides a natural framework for engaging with students, resulting in better long-term retention outcomes.
Financial aid and tuition rates have an impact on long-term student retention that is understudied but should be proactively addressed.
Join us for this 30 Minute Webinar on October 20th, 12PM EST.
For a variety of reasons, many institutions are considering adjusting their published tuition or net price. Inevitably this process will include re-structuring the institutional awarding matrix or criteria.
A challenge frequently faced by our clients are overly complex scholarship awarding strategies that do not yielding the anticipated number of students. Furthermore brand consistencies with awarding strategy can be hard to achieve.
September 1, 2021, HOUGHTON, MI – SightLine, Inc. and the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) have expanded their partnership to grow the Overture Grant program, an initiative to support FEF’s strategic goals.
Testing institutional data can identify uncommon, high-yield student pipelines
Financial aid and enrollment offices consistently have fewer and fewer resources at hand, while being asked to manage more complex enrollment cycles. This shouldn't be a wait-and-see experiment, when there are plenty of institutional and market level data to inform decisions.
July 19th, 2021, Houghton, MI – SightLine is being acknowledged as one of the 56 Top Michigan Artificial Intelligence (AI) Companies and S
SightLine is pleased to welcome Kayla Blackmer as the University Success Manager.
Perspective on Predictive Analytics Products from a Data Scientist
SightLine and NACUBO paired up on April 27, 2021 for a webcast on Optimizing Enrollment to Yield Increased Net Revenue
SightLine, Inc., is a growing boutique analytics firm providing targeted, easy to interpret predictive analytics and market intelligence solutions for colleges and universities. We empower higher education institut
April 5th, 2021, Houghton, MI – SightLine is being acknowledged as one of the 2021 awardees for the SmartZone Best Small Business award, presented by the Michigan Economic Development
April 2nd, 2021, Houghton, MI – Today SightLine announces the addition of Gregory Gallant, M.S. to their technical team as Lead Data Scientist. Mr.