Blog Posts

New Article: Strategic Planning that Drives Meaningful Change

October 2021 By Dr. Harry Bloom  Strategic Planning in independent schools has developed something of a bad rap. Although required to support critical processes such as reaccreditation, most strategic planning is viewed as a necessary but perfunctory exercise that feels good but rarely results in more than vague goals that motivate […]

Webinar Replay: Using Data Science to Grow Enrollment in the Strongest Public School Markets

Recorded September 23rd at 1:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success and Brooke Arthur, Director of Strategy & Communications, New Canaan Country School Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on September 23rd, and our special thanks to everyone who submitted […]

Webinar Replay: Lessons Learned from Measuring Success Work with LASSCA Schools

Recorded August 12th at 1:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success.  Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on August 12th, and our special thanks to everyone who submitted such great questions during the Q&A. Would you be interested in speaking […]

Webinar Replay: What Can Your School do to Ensure a Stronger Recruitment Pipeline

Recorded August 4th at 1:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success.  Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on August 4th, and our special thanks to everyone who submitted such great questions during the Q&A. Would you be interested in speaking […]

Webinar Replay: “The Post Covid Recruitment and Retention Strategic Plan: What School Leaders Need to Plan For”

Recorded May 6th at 2:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success and Geordie Mitchell, Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management and Outreach, La Jolla Country Day School.  Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on May 6th, and our special […]

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The Admission Director* as Chief Value Proposition Officer: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Measuring Success’ research among hundreds of independent schools of all sizes and types in all kinds of market situations indicates that a school’s relative (to competition) perceived value determines its enrollment. Yet, in most schools, there is no one tasked with managing all the components driving relative perceived value, and this is a major barrier to enrollment and financial vitality.

Webinar Replay: Leveraging Data Science & Research to Size Enrollment and Tuition Potential

Recorded April 6th at 2:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on April 6th, and our special thanks to everyone who submitted such great questions during the Q&A. This webinar highlighted real school case […]

Webinar Replay: Increasing Enrollment Using Data Science and Market Technology

Recorded March 16th at 1:00 PM EST Featuring: Mark Cross, CEO, Measuring Success.  Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on March 16th and our special thanks to everyone who submitted such great questions during the Q&A. Would you be interested in speaking with Measuring Success about your […]

Webinar Replay: How to Improve Your School’s Perceived Value

Recorded February 3rd at 2:00 PM EST Featuring: Dr. Harry Bloom, Senior VP of Client Solutions, Measuring Success Our deepest appreciation to everyone who attended our live webinar on February 3rd, and our special thanks to everyone who submitted such great questions during the Q&A. In this webinar, Dr. Harry Bloom […]

Re: Who is managing the perceived value of your school in the marketplace? The answer will surprise you!

By Dr. Harry Bloom Measuring Success’ research among hundreds of independent schools of all sizes and types across a full spectrum of market situations indicates that a school’s relative perceived value compared to tuition determines its new enrollment.  Relative perceived value also drives retention or attrition among current families.  Most Schools Have A […]