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9 Must-Have Apps for Graduating Students

The greatest thing that every student want is to proudly receive his/her diploma. High school graduates are excited to go into college and start the next phase of their life. While college grads are preparing to enter a professional world and will start hunting for a good job.

Both of these graduating students need to get ready for the next chapter of their challenging life. Check these nine useful apps that will surely help these gr...

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Guest Post: Unprejudiced - Best Colleges and Universities for Students With Disabilities

The world we are living now has not only improved on making life easier but also answered special needs of people, take for example, students with learning disabilities. Ample number of colleges and universities now welcoming on board and supporting learning-disabled students with their own excellent programs.

Respected institutions below are recommended by experts for students with disabilities to get their tertiary education. These colleges a...

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The College Scorecard - How Will It Help?

At this year's Evisions user conference we asked Jill Tiefenthaler, the President of Colorado College, about the strengths and weaknesses of the College Affordability and Transparency Center's "College Scorecard".  Hear what she has to say in this short video.
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What's the Return on Investment on Higher Education?

Is college really worth it? Watch this video where Lee Colaw of Amarillo College shares his insight on the benefits of a college education.
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Butler Community College Reinventing Reporting Processes with Argos and Data Cookbook

At the beginning of 2011, the reporting situation at Butler Community College (Butler) was in need of a change. Although the school had implemented Banner® by Ellucian® student information system more than a decade before, their data was still largely siloed. Getting answers from the database was incredibly frustrating.

With no formal report development methodologies in place, reporting from one office to the next varied wildly. Legacy report...
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Myths and Realities of College Cost, Value and Quality

Evisions was very happy to have Jill Tiefenthaler discuss the Myths and Realities of College Cost, Value and Quality to a group of our clients. Tiefenthaler is not just a college president, but also a former provost, a renowned economist and an expert, all around, on the economics of higher education. Read in a Evisions blog post her thoughts on the ten oft-cited myths about the cost, value and quality of higher education. http://blog.evisions.c...
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Enrollments in private rural colleges surge amid tough economic times

As the lingering economic downturn weighs heavily on household budgets, private colleges in rural areas are enjoying a surge in their number of enrollments, it's been learned.
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Three Schools Launch Facebook Communities for Students

Tulane University, St. Norbert College, and Pace Law School have partnered with Varsity Outreach to create Facebook Applications for the college admissions process. The Facebook Applications create a community where prospective and admitted students can build connections with each other, with current students, and with admissions staff. And they never even have to leave Facebook. 
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Private College Enrollment Projected to Hold Steady for Fall 2009

A survey of nearly 300 private, nonprofit colleges and universities finds that undergraduate enrollment for fall 2009 is projected to increase slightly-by an average of 0.2 percent-over fall 2008.
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Kentucky Community and Technical College System partners with Higher One to improve student satisfaction

Higher One,announced it has been selected by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System  to distribute financial aid refunds  to students.