Move from DecisionDesk to SlideRoom

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Move from DecisionDesk to SlideRoom

As the admissions leader for portfolio-based applications, SlideRoom recognizes that on-boarding new schools needs to be simple. And recently, we've received many inquires about specifically switching from Decision Desk to SlideRoom -- that's easy too. SlideRoom has dedicated account managers who will walk you through the migration, from understanding the...

SlideRoom Joins Liaison

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SlideRoom Joins Liaison

Leading admissions solution provider to integrate portfolio technology into its Centralized Application Services (CAS™) WATERTOWN, Mass. (September 12, 2017) – In a move that will expand the availability of tools that support strategic college admissions, Liaison International today announced it has acquired SlideRoom. The company is best known for its seamless...

A New Way into Business School

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A New Way into Business School

Most business schools have the enviable problem of having significantly more applicants than they can possibly admit. Historically, the solution to this has been separating the admissions decision to the university from the decision to admit into the business school one or two years later. But that presents its own...

A Modular Approach to Admissions

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A Modular Approach to Admissions

When starting out to build a next-generation admissions system for higher education, we had to make a foundational philosophical decision. Should we attempt to create a monolithic system that contains all the feature families needed across recruitment, selection, and conversion? We decided not to pursue this goal. While Microsoft and...

What Do the Best Art Schools Have in Common?

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What Do the Best Art Schools Have in Common?

The U.S. News & World report just posted their list of top art schools, based on a peer-reviewed survey. While the value of ranking reports are questionable (different schools provide different kinds of value), we did notice a theme. What do you think Yale, RISD, the SAIC, Pratt, Parsons,...

Introducing SlideRoom Webinars

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Introducing SlideRoom Webinars

We often hear from our customers that they love our hands-on support. However, we know that sometimes you need to see to understand. To better assist you, we are pleased to announce our new weekly live webinars. Getting Started with SlideRoom for Administrators If your SlideRoom account looks like this,...

Reading The Common Application With SlideRoom

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Reading The Common Application With SlideRoom

Many of our customers are Common Application Member Schools, and we have seen their wider IT challenges first hand. One primary challenge is finding the easiest way to read and evaluate the applications that come through the Common App. This is especially true for schools that use Common App exclusively...

Applicant Stories

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Applicant Stories

We love hearing from applicants! Their enthusiasm for specific details makes us so happy and motivates us to keep getting better. Investing in a great user interface and continuous attention to detail makes a huge impact. While we get many emails from applicants complimenting the experience, these are just a...

SlideRoom will be at the Common App New Member Orientation

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SlideRoom will be at the Common App New Member Orientation

While the 2017 admission cycle is still in full swing, the 2018 cycle is already looming on the horizon. For schools that are moving some or all of their application options to The Common Application, that means getting prepared by attending Common App's New Member Orientation. Because of our long-term...