Lauren Lewis, Senior Associate Director of Enrollment and Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Foxcroft School
Lauren Lewis
Senior Associate Director of Enrollment and Director of Inclusion and Diversity
Foxcroft School
Matt Lai, Upper School Director at The Bush School
Matt Lai
Upper School Director
The Bush School
Marilyn Flores, Senior Associate Director of Admission Operations at
Worcester Academy
Marilyn Flores
Senior Associate Director of Admission Operations
Worcester Academy
Meg Shannon, Assistant Director of Admission at Boston University Academy
Meg Shannon
Assistant Director of Admission
Boston University Academy
Ray Cross, Director of Enrollment Management, St. Andrew's School
Ray Cross
Director of Enrollment Management
St. Andrew's School

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As an independent school enrollment leader, you know this all too well. From net revenue concerns, to finding the right-fit students, to increasing financial aid requests, to ever-shifting industry data, the factors that impact long-term enrollment strategies are varied and complex.

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Enhance your marketing efforts with powerful recruitment tools — such as Student Prospect Lists and The SAO — to find, reach, and easily process applications.

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Make Confident Decisions.

Assessment tools like The SSAT and The Character Skills Snapshot, along with personal member support, help schools drive smart enrollment decisions.

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EMA’s industry-leading data dashboards, specialized research, and market and trend analyses help schools operationalize information and set smart enrollment strategies.

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Attend exclusive events and trainings, and receive discounts to the EMA Annual Conference, the largest independent school enrollment management conference in the world.

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Upcoming Events

International Student Recruiting Q & A with John Williamson

Jul
 
7
 
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

International Student Recruiting Q & A with John Williamson

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
July
 
7
Do you recruit international students? Are you making plans for your travel and outreach in the upcoming admission cycle? Join us for this informative and practical Q&A with industry expert John Williamson EMA's Director of Global Business Development.

Global Admission Discussion Group

Jul
 
13
 
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4 p.m. China Standard Time (GMT +8)

Global Admission Discussion Group

4 p.m. China Standard Time (GMT +8)
July
 
13
Join us each month to network with enrollment professionals from across the globe. The monthly discussion explores the myriad topics and challenges international schools face and ways to address them. Join us for this important, open discussion led by John Williamson and Mary O’Connor, two of EMA’s leading knowledge experts.

Welcome Aboard!

Jul
 
18
 
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3:00 - 4:00 pm ET

Welcome Aboard!

3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
July
 
18
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!!!Are you brand new to admission? Are you an experienced enrollment leader starting at a new school? Are you just excited to get started? Join us for a welcome aboard meetup to connect with other enrollment leaders, share ideas, and make connections that will serve you well all year. Open to EMA MEMBERS ONLY.

Global Admission Discussion Group

Aug
 
10
 
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4 p.m. China Standard Time (GMT +8)

Global Admission Discussion Group

4 p.m. China Standard Time (GMT +8)
August
 
10
Join us each month to network with enrollment professionals from across the globe. The monthly discussion explores the myriad topics and challenges international schools face and ways to address them. Join us for this important, open discussion led by John Williamson and Mary O’Connor, two of EMA’s leading knowledge experts.

What Our Members Say

Ginny Bachman
Ginny Bachman
Director of Admission & Financial Aid
St. Luke’s School (CT)

“The Student Application Online is a game-changer. We receive all parts of the application in a more streamlined fashion, can customize components for our different divisions, and have seamless processing with our backend enrollment management system."

Julie Anderson
Julie Anderson
Head of School
Cheshire Academy (CT)

EMA’s Heads Institute was one of the most gratifying professional development experiences I have had in my career.  My sincere thanks to all who collaborated to make the conference such a meaningful experience.

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