April: The Importance of Offering Parents Customized Payment Plans

Remember when “swiping” was a bad thing?  20 years ago, if someone swiped a card, that meant someone didn’t pay […]

March: Collect Your School’s Tuition and Fee Revenue on One Platform

I like looking up quotations on the Internet, just to see to whom they’re attributed.  Both Benjamin Franklin and Charles […]

February: Build Financial Aid and Endowment Funds Into Your School’s Budget

This is the time of the year when schools across the country are preparing, reviewing, and, perhaps, finalizing budgets for […]

January: Charge Tuition Over Nine Months

Almost every school I visit offers parents a standard monthly tuition payment plan that spans 10 months.  When I ask […]

December: Customers Will Pay for Great “Experiences”

I love visiting with schools, and participating in some lively discussions about how the rising cost of tuition has affected […]

November: Budgeting for Credit Card Fees

For some schools, one of the many benefits of using a tuition management provider is so the school does not have […]

October: Stop Charging Late Fees

Over the past 10 years, I’ve spoken to hundreds of school leaders.  During that time, a handful of schools told […]

September: Your School’s New Revenue Timeline Means Your Budgeting Process Starts Next Month

If you’re used to starting to work on your school’s budget for the following school year after the holiday/winter break, […]

August: How Long Will Parents Wait For a Decision To Be Made?

I was thinking of calling this article “IH82W8,” which I once saw as the license plate of the automobile ahead […]

July: Market Your School’s Hourly Rate

There are two ways most schools post their tuition on their respective Web sites, and frankly, both ways can turn […]