Recruitment campaigns in a university enrollment management shop tend to be large comprehensive endeavors. What if we told you that $7 worth of text messages could make the difference for your institution hitting its enrollment goals? Thom and Brad discuss how Nobel Laureate Richard Thaler’s work on nudge theory could be the simple difference maker for you this year.
Thom: Sun King Brewing Company, Indianapolis, IN, www.sunkingbrewing.com, Osiris Pale Ale, https://untappd.com/b/sun-king-brewing-company-osiris-pale-ale/9688
Brad: Mr. Galaxy Fresh Hopped IPA, Home Brew with Garden Fresh Hops. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0249/7934/files/Mr._Galaxy_IPA_Instructions_86ea73fa-a2bc-48a1-87b4-d6c6ea66f9ec.pdf? 10089067254854309460 @brewandgrow
Nudges Made British Life Better, https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-26/nudges-made-british-life-better
Why ‘Nudges’ to Help Students Succeed Are Catching On, http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Nudges-to-Help/235101
UPDATE: this content is now behind a subscription wall
Text Messages Can Increase Enrollment of Low-Income Students, http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/headcount/text-messages-can-increase-enrollment-of-low-income-students/34411
‘Nudging’ encourages students to apply to leading universities:
Helping the Poor in Education: The Power of a Simple Nudge
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Track: Database of Problems, Rolodex of Lies; http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Doctor_Turtle/Jonahs_Message_for_New_York/Database_of_Problems_Rolodex_of_Lies
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