PORTLAND, Ore.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--As college applicants and admissions offices across the country struggle with a broken online application process, many others are reporting the opposite experience: a successful, trouble-free application season. These institutions – including James Madison University, Clemson University and University of Kansas – are among 500 colleges and universities using the web-based Intelligent Connections® admissions application processing system from CollegeNET, Inc. Based on CollegeNET’s patented SaaS technology for higher education, the Intelligent Connections system has maintained a record for highest reliability – nearly 100 percent uptime – since it was first developed in 1995.
“KU has partnered with CollegeNET for more than 10 years and we continue to enjoy excellent service. The online admissions system works extremely well for our students and prospects. In 10 years, we’ve had no downtime or any glitches in processing applications.”
Joe Manning, associate dean of admissions at James Madison University, said, “We’ve been using CollegeNET’s online admissions systems for 15 years and we are 100 percent satisfied with how the system has performed. Our applicants and administrators have been extremely happy with the system. We’ve had zero downtime and the data collection is always seamless. CollegeNET’s continual upgrades of student-facing applications ensure that our applicants can easily and successfully navigate the application process.”
The Intelligent Connections application processing system is part of CollegeNET’s suite of SaaS solutions for online admissions, which streamline and simplify the entire life cycle of the application process, from first inquiry through evaluation and decision. These systems offer the highest security, flexibility and scalability to meet each institution’s unique needs and provide applicants a positive application experience. CollegeNET’s web-based systems are completely transparent, allowing each university to support its brand with customized admissions pages that blend seamlessly with the look of the institution’s own website.
“We feel very fortunate to be working with CollegeNET,” said Bob Bennett, senior associate director of admissions at Clemson University. “The Intelligent Connections system is very reliable. We’ve been consistently pleased with its performance and the trustworthy data it provides. I can’t speak highly enough about their technology and IT staff.”
“I can’t imagine using any other system,” said Lisa Pinamonti Kress, director of admissions at the University of Kansas. “KU has partnered with CollegeNET for more than 10 years and we continue to enjoy excellent service. The online admissions system works extremely well for our students and prospects. In 10 years, we’ve had no downtime or any glitches in processing applications.”
“Admissions standards are set by the faculty, and admissions professionals make selections accordingly. When the process of applying is fast, reliable and efficient, it creates a strong first impression and reflects positively on the faculty and the institution,” said Jim Wolfston, CEO of CollegeNET.
For more information about Intelligent Connections admissions processing systems, please contact CollegeNET at 503-973-5200 or at Sales@collegenet.com.
About CollegeNET, Inc.
CollegeNET, Inc. builds Web-based, on-demand technologies that help institutions improve operational efficiency, enhance communication with constituents and save money. The company’s systems are used by 1,300 organizations worldwide for prospect and admissions management, event and academic scheduling, course and instructor evaluation, Web-based tuition processing and alumni development. CollegeNET’s www.collegenet.com is a social network through which students create topics, write or video-cam about them, and vote to determine who will win scholarships. This site has become one of the Internet’s most popular destinations for college-bound students. The company is headquartered in Portland, Ore.