Reading The Common Application With SlideRoom

Tag: Common App

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

Tag: Common App

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...

Case Study: Santa Monica College

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Case Study: Santa Monica College

Community colleges have long been an integral part of the higher education landscape, and now their popularity is increasing. Offering a transition from high school to university as well as a range of practical certifications and associate's degrees, community colleges are an invaluable resource to their local regions. These schools...

Renewed Partnership with The Common Application for Portfolios

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Renewed Partnership with The Common Application for Portfolios

We have just renewed our longstanding partnership with The Common Application to support portfolios during the admissions process. Our collective goal is to expand access to college by creating a convenient way to submit and review personally meaningful projects. Every student should have the opportunity to feature their talents and...

Portfolios for College Admissions?

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Portfolios for College Admissions?

Over the past decade, portfolios have become a standard part of the application process at many institutions of higher education. Schools of all sizes and selectivity rates use portfolios, but others have been holding back because of concerns about how to incorporate portfolio review into their application and evaluation process....

Designing a More Equitable Africa

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Designing a More Equitable Africa

Africa's rapid population growth requires new thinking about how to support the infastructure development that will be needed in light of the projected surge. The World Bank estimates that by 2050, 1.2 billion people will be living in urban areas throughout Africa. According to MASS Design Group, there will...

Curated Portfolios from Across the Web

Tag: SlideRoom Updates

Curated Portfolios from Across the Web

Increasingly individuals are storing their creative work online, not on their personal computers. Sites like GitHub, YouTube, Medium, SketchFab, Etsy, and LinkedIn all operate as repositories for creative content. Today, SlideRoom will allow applicants to embed their creative content from almost anywhere across the Web into their SlideRoom application. They...

Spotlight on Auditions

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Spotlight on Auditions

Performance arts have a long history of using live auditions to determine their best applicants. After all, these candidates are competing based on their ability to fill a room with their physical presence and skills. This in-person process has immense value, but the cost in time and travel may not...

The New Learning Machine Blog

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The New Learning Machine Blog

We're excited to introduce our new blog for discussing education, technology and design. SlideRoom is part of Learning Machine's enrollment management toolset, so topical posts will be presented there from time to time. Meanwhile, product updates will continue to be placed here. We're interested in contributing to the larger conversation...