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Graduate School Leaders Discuss Impact of Online Orientation

Online Orientation Improves Melt Rate and Student Preparedness

Elevate Graduate Student Onboarding Experiences with Virtual Orientation

George Mason University and the University of North Georgia

Depending on their program of study, most graduate students begin their educational journey differently, with information from many sources.

More graduate school leaders are choosing Advantage Orientation® to provide consistent, foundational messages from a central digital source in a more convenient and engaging way.

The returns are measurable.

Online Orientation Results

  • Year-to-year comparison shows an 11% reduction in melt rate, demonstrating strong return on investment.
  • Students applaud the convenience and rate their readiness to attend as high.
  • The total onboarding process is streamlined, freeing program directors to focus on the details specific to their departments.

Request the Recording to

  • Learn from these graduate school leaders:
    • Laurence Bray, Ph.D., Sr. Assoc. Provost for Graduate Education, Assoc. Professor in Bioengineering, President, VA Council for Graduate Schools, George Mason University
    • Troy Terry, Ph.D., Dean of Graduate Studies, Assoc. Professor of Education, University of North Georgia
  • Explore the strategies and decisions behind the development of each online orientation.
  • Preview two Graduate Student online orientation platforms like a student, then examine platform-generated data and survey responses
  • Discover a versatile and expandable orientation solution applicable to any onboarding or engagement strategies. Their stories are models you can follow!