Admissions Office Creates New Ways to Engage with Prospective Students

"Amidst an unprecedented semester in Dickinson College’s history, the Office of Admissions continues its work to welcome and recruit prospective students to the college community.

Molly Boegel, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Director of Programming and Services, said that the Admissions staff knew in March 2020 they needed to act swiftly and strategically in order to pivot to a virtual format. In doing so, the Admissions team has demonstrated g how to find ways to make connections with students and families without in-person work.

Although recruitment work is highly relational during a typical year, the Admissions team has found ways to connect with applicants and prospective students nonetheless. Some Admissions counselors hostvirtual high school visits and virtual campus programming. In addition, the Liberty Caps, Dickinson’s volunteer tour guides, are getting trained to lead virtual tours via Zoom as well as assist in virtual information sessions as panelists. Virtual tours take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and virtual information sessions are on Mondays and Thursdays at 3:15 p.m." …