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Communication and Advancement

It’s Renewal Time!

Although it feels like we’ve just begun the 2019-2020 school year, it’s already time to gear up for renewing payment plan and financial aid assessment options for the next school year. The 2020-2021 renewal process is easy. The primary FACTS…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

How to Set Up Your Gradebook

Being the beginning of the school year, it’s time to prepare class gradebooks in the FACTS Student Information System (SIS). Some schools allow teachers to set up their own gradebooks, and some schools prefer to do so on a school-…
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Administration LMS SIS
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement

10 Tips to Increase Your School’s Website Accessibility

Everyone should be able to use your school website – especially those with disabilities. Not only is it the right thing to do, your school could face lawsuits if your site is not accessible. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are…
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Enrollment & Communication Website Design
Communication and Advancement

Four Recruitment Tips for Parents

Parents are advocates for their child’s K-12 private school. They believe in your school’s teachers, values, and quality of education. So how can you help them promote your school to other families? There are four easy things they can do…
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Enrollment & Communication Fundraising
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement

10 Steps: LinkedIn for Your School

Most principals and teachers know that social media — especially LinkedIn — is a powerful tool to connect with their community organizations, sister institutions, parents, and alumni. They even have a LinkedIn account for their school. But how to start…
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Professional Development
Communication and Advancement

Life Hack: When the Enrollment/Marketing Team is Just You

While some schools may have an entire team focused on enrollment or marketing, many institutions lack the resources to staff a multi-personnel enrollment, marketing, or admissions office. So, if your team consists of one person (maybe that person is you!),…
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Admissions Enrollment & Communication Fundraising Professional Development
Communication and Advancement School Operations

5 Tips to Rock Recruitment Emails

You have an emailing platform and you’re ready to start sending mass emails to help grow your student enrollment — but not sure how to write the message? Start with these five tips to help get you on your way….
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Enrollment & Communication Professional Development
Communication and Advancement

Powered by School Site

Our school’s website was in desperate need of a face lift. It lacked the basic video capabilities and reliable analytic feedback required to effectively gauge our marketing efforts. That all changed when we inquired with School Site. Not only has…
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Website Design
Communication and Advancement School Operations

Incomplete Applications and Pending Agreements

FACTS Grant & Aid Incomplete Applications Unsure why an application is marked incomplete? In the FACTS Grant & Aid dashboard, hover on “Grant & Aid,” then click on “Dashboard” from the drop down to see the information that’s missing.  …
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Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

The Grant Management Tool

Grant Management is a great tool for tracking funds and award decisions for FACTS Grant & Aid users. It allows the award information to be used in reports, tracks award data from year to year, and gives the ability to…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment
Communication and Advancement School Operations

What’s a Renewal Fee?

If you have a payment plan which extends for more than 12 months, it will be charged another enrollment fee. Payment plans that are active, have at least three future scheduled institution payments, and have reached an increment of a…
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Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

End of Year Resources, Reminders, and More

As the end of the school year approaches, we’ve compiled a few tips and reminders for our Tuition Management and Grant & Aid Assessment clients, so you can wrap things up efficiently and have a stress-free summer. Managing Delinquencies Need…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Payment Forms SIS Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations