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  • Key Takeaways from ‘Preparing for FAFSA Simplification on Your Campus’ Webinar

    HigherEd Industry News October 14, 2022

    If you missed our recent webinar, Preparing for FAFSA Simplification on Your Campus, or just want to brush up on a few highlights from the conversation, explore the key takeaways below: Shift from EFC to SAI Tools you can use 2023-24 award year changes New formula for 2024-25 award year Pell grant eligibility changes During […]

  • RNL Research: Student Loan Fears And How to Overcome Them

    HigherEd Industry News June 16, 2022

    Want to know how concerns about student loan debt factor into college decisions for 6,400+ families? A 2022 Ruffalo Noel Levitz survey asked this question and explored how an enrollment tool that helps repay loans could influence college decisions. The results are now available to download form free. (No email required.) Curious what you’ll find […]

  • RNL Survey Finds LRAPs Improve Enrollment

    HigherEd Industry News December 21, 2021

    A new RNL Admitted Student Family Survey finds 13% of non-matriculated students would have attended if offered a Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).   The 2021 survey polled 1,200+ families on several key topics related to college financing such as: The importance of financial aid and scholarships. Concerns about college cost. Attitudes and likelihood of […]

  • 8 Ardeo Partners That Beat The National Enrollment Trend

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP In The News LRAP News December 16, 2020

    These Ardeo partners have been celebrating enrollment increases in fall 2020 – some record-breaking, others modest – but all bucking this year’s national average enrollment decline of 4.4% reported by The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. A big congratulations to all our partners, listed or not, who are celebrating a successful Fall 2020. (If you’re […]

  • 7 Enrollment Initiatives EM Leaders Are Implementing Right Now To Overcome COVID-19 For Fall 2021

    HigherEd Industry News December 10, 2020

    Is COVID-19 testing you? That was the theme of two Virtual Discussions we partnered with Underscore, a Slate platinum preferred partner, to host in October. Higher ed leaders from campuses across the country joined us to discuss the many changes they are making on their campuses in response to enrollment challenges created by COVID-19. Want […]

  • Ardeo Education Solutions Hires Drew Melendres To Head Client Service Team

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP News October 15, 2020

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Ardeo Education Solutions, which helps colleges and universities increase access to higher education, today announced the addition of enrollment expert Drew Melendres as Chief Client Service Officer. Melendres has served in a number of leadership roles during his career in education, including Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Collegis Education, Vice President […]

  • Join us at the 2020 #CCCUMulti Conference in San Diego, Feb. 10-12

    HigherEd Industry News January 6, 2020

    Because we work with a variety of colleges and universities, we have the pleasure of also participating in many conferences and seminars. We do this to support our existing partner colleges (we often present the work our partnerships produce), and because we are on a mission to make sure that every student and family can […]

  • Washington Post Op-Ed Emphasizes Reducing Risk Over Cost in Higher Ed

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP In The News October 9, 2019

    College can be a risky investment, a point Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow, makes in her report, “Should College Come with a Money-Back Guarantee?” In a recent Washington Post opinion piece, Akers makes the case for focusing on mitigating the financial risks associated with attending college, rather than reducing cost. Higher education is stuck […]

  • Manhattan Institute Paper Explores Importance of Mitigating College Risk

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP News October 8, 2019

    There is no question in the minds of students across the country: college is expensive. It makes them hesitate to enroll at their dream school. It pushes them to sacrifice a major they are passionate about for one that may or may not have more earning potential. In response, many colleges are focusing on strategies […]

  • Join us in Nashville for #RNLNC 2019!

    HigherEd Industry News July 17, 2019

    We get excited about our journey to #RNLNC every year and this year is even better because we have some special news to share. We’ll be joining you at the conference to help folks learn more about the positive impact loan repayment assistance programs (LRAPs) can have on your enrollment. Whether you are new to the concept […]