Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Timing and Talking (August 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

When does your school begin its financial aid application process? I know that some schools start it in October – […]

Generations X (The ME Generation), Y (The Millennials) and Z (the Digitals) (July 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

If you’ve read my book on Retention, then you know why parents of students in your school are the way they are.  […]

If Your School Has a “Development Fee,” Prepare to Distribute 1099s to Your School’s Parents (June 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

One of the best ways you can strengthen your parent community in your school is to have a signature fund […]

DAILY Promotion of Your School Begins Next Month (May 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

I can’t make the font larger in the title of this Next Practice Tip.  If I could, that first word, […]

Planning For Your Summer Retention Event Starts Next Month (April 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

What’s one of the best things about July? If you said, “School’s out,” you’re probably in the majority.  Teachers and […]

Tuition Capture for the 18-19 School Year Starts Next Month (March 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

I can hear you saying it loud and clear: “What?  But I have families that still owe a good deal […]

Enrollment Fee for the 18-19 School Year Starts Next Month (February 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

If new students are accepted to your school during the month of February, then next month, it’s time to solidify […]

Acceptance for the 18-19 School Year Starts Next Month – and Here’s What’s Coming Up (January 2018 “Next Practice” Insight)

Since applications to your school are starting to roll in this month, next month is when you notify families of […]

Application (Not Registration) for the 18-19 School Year Starts Next Month (December 2017 “Next Practice” Insight)

Before passing along December’s “Next Practice” Insight, I’d like to take a moment to thank those that sent a response […]

Budget Planning for the 18-19 School Year Starts Next Month (November 2017 “Next Practice” Insight)

When I was involved in school administration, principals began work on their budgets for the following year in February.  Why February?  Because […]