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Maximizing the Power of Slate for Yield

The importance of a solid yield strategy cannot be understated. But with COVID-19 and NACAC’s recent changes to their guidelines, yield communications are more vital than ever. Over the years, Underscore has identified tools and strategies you can use to finish strong during yield. And the best part, these can all be done in Slate.

Getting to Know U: Morgan Cook

Swiss Army Knife? Yea, that’s how senior project manager Morgan Cook describes herself. Her “can-do” attitude is truly felt by all, whether she’s busy nailing down timelines, writing campaigns, or leading client calls. Learn more about our favorite dog lover (and soon-to-be wife!) in the latest installment of “Getting to know U.”

What You Need to Know about Accessible Web Design

Accessibility. It’s a vitally important element of web design and oftentimes the most overlooked. In this blog, we’ll dive into what accessibility really is, why it’s important, and tips and resources you can lean on to make your institution’s web design accessible for all.

Underscore + St. John Fisher College: Success Story

St. John Fisher College had a problem – they were ready to implement Slate but had concerns about whether their small team could manage a new CRM all while trying to conduct business as usual. With the help of Underscore, Fisher was able to successfully launch Slate while still achieving their admissions goals.

Getting to Know U: Robert Tallerico

If you have a question about your Slate instance, British street art, or dek hockey, Robert Tallerico's your guy.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Admissions

Now more than ever, institutions across the nation are focused on recruiting diverse populations. And while celebrating the differences that make each one of us unique is an important first step, it can’t be where you stop. Keep these things in mind as you think about ways to make your college or university a safe space for all.