Paskill Academy

A better yield is possible with staff development.

We know getting applications isn’t always the problem. The real challenge is converting applications into enrolled students.

This two-day workshop teaches hands-on skills to improve your recruiters’ interactions with applicants, admitted students and families.

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Our Yield Boot Camp covers:

Implementing high-yield strategies

Closing the deal and overcoming objections

Enhancing recruitment skills

Improving conversion and enrollment rates

Engaging with parents and families

Leadership strategy session

On day two, our consultant will meet with your enrollment leadership for a half-day strategy session.

We’ll use our observations from your workshop and previous year’s results to create a revised academic sales strategy and implementation plan to help improve yield in the year ahead.

Why Yield Boot Camp?

The Yield Boot Camp can help you boost your enrollment. We’ve put together some talking points to help you advocate for funding Yield Boot Camp on your campus.

Meet our yield experts.

Our team brings decades of enrollment marketing experience. One expert will work with you and your team for this Yield Boot Camp.

Dave Black
Dave Black
VP, Market Research and Consulting

Dave’s background in enrollment marketing is informed by over 35 years in the industry – working with hundreds of colleges and universities. He brings this wealth of knowledge to every workshop and interaction with recruiting teams. Dave approaches workshops by encouraging teams to get better at meeting prospects’ needs and expectations. He challenges colleges and universities to continuously improve on and integrate new and different initiatives. Following a workshop led by Dave, recruiters are empowered and excited to try new tactics and techniques to move the needle on their enrollment.

Dave is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and holds an M.B.A. from Western New England University.

Dave lives outside of Wilmington, NC and enjoys running and spending time with his four grown children. In his spare time, he has also been known to conduct local brewery exploration.

Watch Dave’s video on Yield Boot Camp

Dana Evans Amberge
Dana Evans Amberge
Senior Consultant, Enrollment Management and Marketing

Dana is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience. With over 30 years in higher education, she brings insights and expertise from work with a wide range of clients and institutions. She is passionate about helping teams connect and engage with prospective students and parents in meaningful ways to better meet their needs. Dana understands that to get different results, teams need to try new things and explore tactics and techniques outside their comfort zones. As a workshop leader, she enjoys making this fun – not intimidating.

Prior to Paskill, Dana had an extensive career at various colleges, including serving as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. She is graduate of Furman University.

Dana lives in Cornelius, a suburb of Charlotte, NC. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, gardening and boating on the lake.

Watch Dana’s video on Yield Boot Camp

Here’s what our higher ed clients say:

Washington State University

“After implementing YBC strategies we moved from -60% to -18% in six weeks — and we continue to close the gap.

Recruiters learned new skills to engage in productive conversations with applicants and families to move applications through the funnel.”

Laurel Rea
Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment,
Washington State University
Moravian University

“The training was customized to the strengths and areas of opportunity and provided me with tools to continue working with the team long after the training concluded. It absolutely helped our admissions team become more confident and effective in their conversations with families.”

Brian Martin
Executive Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Moravian University
Moraine Park Technical College logo

“The workshop provided my team with some new perspective and techniques to improve engagement with prospective students and their families. They loved having solid ideas to implement.

The content, manner of presentation, and the real-world applications are excellent. We are ready for the enrollment challenges ahead!”

Sally Ruback
Enrollment Comm & Recruitment Manager, Moraine Park Technical College

FAQs about Yield Boot Camp.

  • Who should attend Yield Boot Camp?

    That’s up to you! Each seminar is customized, so we can integrate the issues and areas that can help meet your needs and goals. We’ve previously trained groups of recruiters that have included:

    • Admissions Recruiters
    • Assistant / Associate Director of Admissions
    • Director of Admissions
    • Vice President of Enrollment
    • Admissions Support Staff
    • Adult Learning Staff
    • Graduate Admissions Staff
    • Faculty
    • Coaches
  • How long is Yield Boot Camp?

    Our Yield Boot Camp lasts for two days. The staff workshop takes one day. The next day, our consultant will meet with enrollment leadership for a half-day strategy session.

  • How much does the workshop cost?

    Boot camps cost $6,000 – $6,750, plus travel expenses.

    Your entire enrollment services staff will benefit from our on-campus workshop. Enroll just one more student and you’ve covered the cost of the workshop!

Start meeting your enrollment goals today.

Use the calendar below to schedule a consultation. From there, we’ll work with you to build a workshop that meets your unique needs.

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