A Modular Approach to Admissions

Tag: SlideRoom Updates


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?

Tag: Case Studies


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

Tag: SlideRoom Updates


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

Tag: Common App


![](/content/images/2017/03/Standard_MaroononWhite.jpg) 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...

Applicant Stories

Tag: SlideRoom Updates


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...