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,...

SlideRoom Goes Global

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SlideRoom Goes Global

Over the past decade, SlideRoom has grown into a platform used by institutions around the world to accept and review applications and multimedia portfolios. With this in mind, we are excited to announce the launch of SlideRoom in datacenters all over the world. Bearing in mind different legal requirements for...

Introducing SlideRoom Contacts

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Introducing SlideRoom Contacts

The features SlideRoom customers most frequently request have to do with managing their larger relationships with applicants during and after the application process. Ultimately, their desire is to see a unified contact record that displays activity from every touchpoint. This might include email campaigns, help desk communications, or simply recording...

Integrate SlideRoom with Salesforce

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Integrate SlideRoom with Salesforce

With Salesforce's surging presence in the edtech sector, more SlideRoom customers will likely be using Salesforce for their SIS and CRM needs. With that in mind, we wanted to let you know that SlideRoom fully integrates with your Salesforce instance. This includes setting up automated exports from SlideRoom to send...

Administrator's Guide to SlideRoom

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Administrator's Guide to SlideRoom

SlideRoom's design makes it easy to use, but new users may benefit from an overview that helps them get started. When a new customer signs up for a SlideRoom account, we want them to have a guide that they can refer back to when needed; a guide they can download,...

Applicant's Guide to SlideRoom

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Applicant's Guide to SlideRoom

Applying to college can be daunting, overwhelming, and frustrating. Colleges that use SlideRoom make the process easier and more streamlined, but you still need to know where to begin. With that in mind, we've created Tips for Getting Started as a New SlideRoom Applicant. Our new, easy-to-use guide will get...

High School Counselor's Guide to SlideRoom

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High School Counselor's Guide to SlideRoom

High School Counselors and Teachers often reach out to us with questions about how they can help students who will be using SlideRoom to apply to colleges and universities. Now, there's an easy-to-use guide that any staff member can reference when guiding their students through the SlideRoom application process: The...

NACAC 2016: Portfolios Highlight a Changing Concept of Creativity

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NACAC 2016: Portfolios Highlight a Changing Concept of Creativity

SlideRoom frequently receives inquiries from High School teachers and counselors asking how they can help creative students showcase their skills as they are applying to college. The following letter is one example: Hello, I teach high school science and in many of my classes (Physics, Robotics, etc.) my students generate...

NACAC 2016: Admissions Portfolios - Lessons from Early Adopters

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NACAC 2016: Admissions Portfolios - Lessons from Early Adopters

At this year's NACAC conference, we hosted a panel discussion about the growing importance of portfolios within admissions. While art schools have always asked for artifacts of achievement, STEM fields are beginning to experiment with this admissions practice. We asked representatives from MIT and Carnegie Mellon to share some lessons...