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The Goldilocks Principle: Ensuring your capacity to meet demand is just right.
The December issue of University Business features an article from enrollment…

Mary Piccioli's UB Article Spotlighted in NASFAA's "Financial Aid in the News"
NASFAA included an excerpt from Mary Piccioli's University Business article,…


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Mary Piccioli & Steve Dwire (Assistant Vice President of Financial Aid, at The College of Saint Rose) presented at the EACUBO 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando in October 2014
Mary and Steve presented Strategically Targeting Financial Aid: What Role…

The Bottom Line on Student Retention: Data-Driven Approaches that Work
Presented by Mary Piccioli, Enrollment Management Consultant in September…


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What I Look for in a College, by Joey Loffredo - Monday Musings
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The Chronicle of Higher Education's Head Count: Learning to Love Data

Alvernia University's Director of Student Financial Planning shares how working with Scannell & Kurz helped her to appreciate using data in her decision-making.



In a guest blog for The Chronicle of Higher Education's Head Count, Christine Saadi, Director of Student Financial Planning at Alvernia University, discusses how data can help a financial aid office make strategic decisions, and how mentoring from Scannell & Kurz helped her learn to appreciate data. Christine writes in Learning to Love Data:


It is critical to balance predictive modeling and our own strategic plan with an analytical examination of our data to be sure the decisions we are making are right for Alvernia. Data evaluation allows us to determine if our packaging policies are working and will enable us to better assess whether changes in our policies are needed for the future to maintain our enrollment and meet our strategic goals.

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07/23/2012