Helix Webinar Features More than Three Decades of Insights and Best Practices on Enrolling and Supporting Non-Traditional Students

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Webinar to Focus on Understanding and Connecting with Non-Traditional Students in Order to Drive More Meaningful Inquiries and Sustainable Starts

Helix Education provides colleges and universities a comprehensive suite of technology and services to power data-driven enrollment growth 8x faster than the industry average.

"They don't just sell the idea of a degree, but specifically how a degree from their institution can help adult students on the path to degree completion, career advancement or career change," said Schnittman.

The rise of non-traditional students is real, and to compete for these students institutions need to deliver the right message to the right student on the right channel at the right time at the right price. With more than three decades of experience enrolling and supporting non-traditional students, Helix Education's May 16th webinar will deliver insights and best practices for colleges and universities to better understand the needs and motivations of these students so that they can drive more meaningful inquiries and sustainable starts.

"The institutions that are achieving scalable growth among the ever-increasing, non-traditional student population are doing so with a concentrated effort on communicating their competitive differences in a way that resonates with each individual student," said Matthew Schnittman, President and CEO of Helix Education. "These schools understand why non-traditional students choose their programs, what that means for prospective students, and how to tailor their campaigns accordingly. They don't just sell the idea of a degree, but specifically how a degree from their institution can help adult students on the path to degree completion, career advancement or career change."

"Attracting Today's Higher Ed Students" will explore the state of higher education marketing, brand development and marketing strategy, including:

  •     Exploring ways to develop and mobilize your brand
  •     Establishing a meaningful identity
  •     Conducting a competitive analysis
  •     Crafting messages that differentiate
  •     Using media targeting
  •     Optimizing and selecting channels

Registration for the event is open here. The webinar will be led by Helix Education's Michele Bates, Executive Director of Marketing Strategy and Research, and Chalese Eastman, AVP of Integrated Media Strategy.

This fourth webinar in the series coincides with Helix Education's Enrollment Growth Playbook, which serves as a how-to guide for institutions to launch, market and grow online and on-campus programs. It is available for free download.

About Helix Education
Helix Education provides colleges and universities a comprehensive suite of technology and services to power data-driven enrollment growth 8x faster than the industry average. The company’s three solutions — Outsourced Program Management, Enrollment Marketing and Retention Services — have successfully helped institutions find, enroll, retain, teach and graduate post-traditional learners for more than 30 years. Its enrollment growth solutions are powered by a proprietary technology ecosystem that aggregates data across the student lifecycle to better understand an institution’s best-fit students’ journey, and implements actionable intelligence to improve outcomes for students and institutions alike. For more information, visit http://www.helixeducation.com.

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