University Recruitment SMS Solutions

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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.

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 stugents. Ways you can incorporate SMS into your university recruitment include:

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.

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.

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.

SMS Helps You Connect With New Students

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 Solutions

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.

Contact Red Oxygen Today for an SMS Solution

Increase the effectiveness of your school’s recruitment process with Red Oxygen’s business SMS solutions. We help you stay in touch and get more prospective students with easy-to-send messages.

Request a free trial of our SMS solutions or read more about our capabilities online. Feel free to contact us today if you have any questions.

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Respond to Questions and Inquiries

SMS communication can be a two-way street. Your team can use it to respond to questions from prospective students or family members. A huge benefit of SMS for university recruitment and retention is quick response times. Answer questions relating to financial aid, admissions, move-in details other key considerations.

Share Tips and Application Advice

Use SMS to guide students through the application process. Your personalized messages might include links to FAQ pages or online applications for specific programs. Remind prospective students what they need to complete their application, such as essay examples, GPA scores and high school documents.

Send SMS Deadline Reminders

Follow up with students that have gaps in their applications. Real-time updates can keep applicants from missing deadlines that could prevent them from starting programs on time. SMS for educational recruiting might involve sending reminders for housing requests. Red Oxygen solutions make it possible to reach potential students and parents.

Spread Excitement

Students are looking for a great education, but your school offers more…share that with them. Tell them about the upcoming social events or club gatherings, play auditions or sports try-outs. Remind prospective students what your school stands for and how easy it is to be involved, and why your school’s student-life is what they’ve been looking for this whole time.

Why Choose Red Oxygen Solutions for College Recruiting?

Red Oxygen is a one-stop shop for SMS solutions that streamline daily tasks. Send SMS messages to students living in and outside the United States in a convenient text format. With Red Oxygen SMS solutions, you can:

  • Use dedicated numbers, making you easily identifiable
  • Use consistent signatures, like an email signature
  • Send SMS messages from your remote location, no need to be sitting at your desk

SMS messaging for college recruiting is one of the fastest ways to reach your target audience. With Red Oxygen, you can send a text from your email platform, including Outlook, Microsoft 365 and Gmail, without having to hire a developer or waiting in the queue for the university’s IT department to get back to you. Easily send bulk messages to a spreadsheet of contact with personalized messages with a few simple install steps or use our API and send messages through your current database software.

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Start using Red Oxygen today when you sign up for a free trial. We have two decades of experience in the industry to help you choose the right solutions for your recruiting efforts. Contact us to learn more.

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