Faster, Cheaper, Better: Recycle Meaningful Information to Deliver Incomparable Student Services
Humans have hunted from the earliest times. Maybe that's why one often accepts the burdensome quest for information. The authors' are accustomed to the chase - even fooled into thinking one is doing something valuable. Yet time lost in pointless pursuit means something is sacrificed. In the case of college enrollment, a drawn-out chase can mean losing top candidates to other institutions and ending up with a mediocre catch. During peak season, enrollment office employees frenetically pursue information and answers, compiling scattered documentation in the hope of making quick, prudent decisions. Admissions, student aid, registrar, scholarship committees and other areas each have separate forms requiring distinctive information.