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School Operations

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

Tuition Rate Display Options

In the Grant & Aid system, you have two options for tuition rate configurations. See which one works best for your school. Option 1: Default This option is best if you only have one standard tuition rate or if you…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
School Operations

Using Title IIA Funds for FACTS Elevate Conference

The question A frequent question to our team is, “Can Title IIA funds pay for attending the FACTS Elevate conference?” FACTS Elevate is our annual user conference for clients. With registration opening September 16 for Elevate 2020, there is no…
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Administration Professional Development
Elevate Leadership Development School Operations

Removing Pending Agreements

Occasionally plans change and you’ll need to remove an agreement from your pending list or remove families from your roster in the FACTS Tuition Management system. Here’s your guide on how to do it! Deleting pending agreements has two purposes:…
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Administration Admissions Professional Development Tuition Management
School Operations

Changing Staff in FACTS SIS

As you close out the year, the inevitable transition of staff in and out of the school becomes a factor in maintaining your SIS database. How do you inactivate the staff members leaving and make sure new staff members are…
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Administration SIS
School Operations

SEO Tips for Schools

Improving your school’s SEO (search engine optimization) results requires good content and effective links. (And we don’t need to tell you how important it is for your school to be found in Google search results!) The trick to SEO is…
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Website Design
School Operations

Moving Students From FACTS Application to Enrollment

We often receive calls about moving students from the FACTS Application to Enrollment stage. This outline provides a step-by-step guide to moving students, and also shows the additional steps necessary if you use FACTS Incidental Billing instead of Student Billing….
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Admissions Enrollment & Communication SIS
School Operations

Update Your Contacts in FACTS

It’s that time of year to make sure your contacts and school enrollment size are updated in the FACTS Tuition Management and Grant & Aid Assessment systems. To update your enrollment size, please contact your account manager or account management…
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Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
School Operations

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

End of Year Progression

While students are running off to summer break, teachers are preparing their FACTS Student Information System (SIS) database for next school year. Fear not! We’re here to help you wrap up 2018-2019 and get things ready for the next school…
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SIS
Classroom Experience School Operations

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