admissions

Promotional Products for a New Era of Student Recruitment

Although complications from the pandemic are forcing many admissions teams to rethink their playbook, it’s also a chance to innovate and try new tactics, in a new era of student recruitment.  With tried-and-true college fairs, visits, and admissions events being offered virtually, there are fewer chances for building meaningful in-person connections prospective students. But there’s still a way to help students feel that excitement, build these relationships, and increase the likelihood that students will enroll. Including promotional products in your outreach efforts has multiple benefits. You will help students developRead more »


Mailable Yard Signs

Yard signs from Magellan Promotions are now more cost-effective to mail As budgets continue to get tight, we want to make sure our clients can still afford to take advantage of our mailable yard signs. So we created a new inexpensive way to send yard signs by postal mail. By using a plastic stand, and packaging each sign in a polybag, we reduced the total weight and lowered the cost to mail them. For example, 1,500 yard signs are $5.38 each and also include the packaging and fulfillment costs. PostageRead more »


Charge Up Your Transfer Recruitment Efforts

Many colleges and universities enroll almost as many transfer students as they do new freshman each year. Connecting with potential transfer students to assure they don’t feel like they’re simply incoming freshman is critical, right from the start. In general, transfer students are more thoughtful about their college inquiries and make decisions quicker than high school students. So when you receive an inquiry from a prospective transfer student, you need to put your best foot forward as quickly as possible. Best practices for transfer recruitment efforts have unique materials andRead more »


Engaging High School Counselors

Stay In Front of Your High School Counselors with the Wedge Staying top of mind with influencers like high school and community college guidance counselors has always been a major priority for admissions departments. With many students, meeting with their guidance counselor will play a major role in their higher education decision. The challenge is to stay top of mind when many other colleges and universities are targeting this same group of influencers. One way to do so is to give counselors an appreciated and useful desk-based promotional product. ARead more »


The Perfect Admit Pack

It’s time to admit your Class of 2022! But you’re not the only one. How do you take your admitted student packet from more than just a welcome letter to a memorable experience, making it stand out from your competition? By building an admit pack that increases your yield rate by providing a “Wow!” factor that excites and entices the accepted student to completing the enrollment process with your school. Here are the pieces that you’ll need: Unique Packaging Don’t just send another boring envelope! Sending acceptance letters in threeRead more »


The Keyboard Sticker

I bet many (if not all) of your incoming freshmen applied to your school through your website – most likely sitting at a computer. During the next four years of their lives, your students will spend countless hours on their computers – writing and researching papers, completing homework assignments and more. And that’s just the incoming class of 2020. Think about all the ways that your constituents use their computers – students writing papers, alumni making donations and faculty advising their students, just to name a few. Since computers andRead more »