ERIC Number: ED315021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Taking Your Show on the Road: A Guide for New Student Recruiters.
Intended for faculty, staff, and volunteers who represent an institution of higher education in student recruiting efforts, the handbook offers guidelines for counseling college-bound young people as well as practical suggestions for everyday problems encountered when "on the road." Individual chapters are as follows: "Your Role as an Outreach Representative"; "The Image--You Are Excellence U." (11 tips on how to make a favorable impression); "What is a College Fair (and What Am I Doing Here?)"; "Getting There is Half the Fun" (tips for arranging a school visit); "Buzz Words You Need to Know" (a brief glossary of about 25 relevant terms); "Tough Situations and How to Handle Them" (e.g., refer tough admissions questions in writing to the appropriate authority); "Following Through" (e.g., complete school visit evaluation forms and follow up on student inquiry cards immediately); "The Complete Travel Kit" (a list of basic supplies for college fairs and university visits); "Your Campus Presentation" (an outline of a model presentation); and "Motels, Meals, and Mileage" (basic travel tips). (DB)
Descriptors: College Admission, College School Cooperation, Communication Skills, Higher Education, Outreach Programs, Public Relations, Role Perception, Student Recruitment, Travel, Volunteers
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Suite 400, 11 Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036 (nonmember $21.00, member $17.50).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, DC.