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How You Can Use SMS for University Recruitment

While traditional recruitment methods are still useful, supplementing these processes with SMS to keep the messages in front of your prospective students. Ways you can incorporate SMS into your university recruitment include:

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[Miller Univ] Hi Chase! We’re excited to have you learn more about Miller. We’d like to invite you to our Activities Fair, Sat. Sept 19. Text us to learn more.

Send Engaging Content

Send Engaging Content

Your school can have everything from stellar academics to lively sports teams, exciting clubs and fantastic musical theater. Tell prospective students about these events. Invite them to a game or activities fair. Send texts that make your school stand out and represent the student life culture present at your university.

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Great to meet you at the open house at Middle College. I wanted to send you a link to MCU.com/FAQs. Applications for the Fall semester are due by Jan 31.

Talk About Applications and Deadlines

Talk About Applications and Deadlines

You can use text messages to let students know about what they need for their applications, such as essays or high school transcripts. You could also provide links to your website's FAQ page or other resources. Be sure to use regular updates to let them know when the application is due.

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[State U Students] Hey Alyssa! I’m Bill, and I study biology at State U. I hear you’re interested in the science program. You can text back with any questions.

Answer Questions

Answer Questions

You can set up a two-way communication line to allow prospective students to ask questions. Prompt them to ask about financial aid, move-in and student housing information, and the admissions process. Texts let you reply quickly and ensure students see your response.

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Send Engaging Content

[Miller Univ] Hi Chase! We’re excited to have you learn more about Miller. We’d like to invite you to our Activities Fair, Sat. Sept 19. Text us to learn more.

Your school can have everything from stellar academics to lively sports teams, exciting clubs and fantastic musical theater. Tell prospective students about these events. Invite them to a game or activities fair. Send texts that make your school stand out and represent the student life culture present at your university.

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Talk About Applications and Deadlines

Great to meet you at the open house at Middle College. I wanted to send you a link to MCU.com/FAQs. Applications for the Fall semester are due by Jan 31.

You can use text messages to let students know about what they need for their applications, such as essays or high school transcripts. You could also provide links to your website's FAQ page or other resources. Be sure to use regular updates to let them know when the application is due.

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Answer Questions

[State U Students] Hey Alyssa! I’m Bill, and I study biology at State U. I hear you’re interested in the science program. You can text back with any questions.

You can set up a two-way communication line to allow prospective students to ask questions. Prompt them to ask about financial aid, move-in and student housing information, and the admissions process. Texts let you reply quickly and ensure students see your response.

Red Oxygen, Making SMS Easy

With more internet-savvy generations rising, utilizing Short Message Service (SMS) messaging as part of your university recruitment strategy is a must. Since most incoming college students have cell phones, your messages will have a higher chance of being read over emails. Sending personalized messages at the right time can help you recruit more students for your institution.

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SMS Helps You

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SMS solutions from Red Oxygen allow you to send personalized bulk or individual texts directly from your web from your computer. Our SMS platform comes with several valuable features, such as message threading, dedicated phone numbers in your area code and call forwarding.

Our platform makes it easy to capture potential students’ attention and respond to their inquiries. Message ten people or hundreds with ease using Red Oxygen.

 

Benefits of University Recruitment SMS

Timeliness, ease of use and convenience keep students engaged with your college or university’s goings-on. Keeping you top of mind and hopefully on the top of their list.

At Red Oxygen, we allow you to personalize messages and send them to as many people as you want. Whether you’re looking at a large batch of prospects or the final few as the admissions deadline rolls around, our platform can help. Send messages immediately or schedule them for future dates with services you already have, such as Outlook or Gmail. Or integrate SMS capabilities with your current student management system with our SMS gateway API.

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    Use this add-on to send SMS through Outlook on a browser

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8 Reasons To Send College Students More Text Messages

Most colleges and universities have tapped into short message service (SMS) text messaging as a means to reach students. Somewhat shockingly, however, they’re still leaving valuable communication opportunities on the table.
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