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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017 02:09PM EDT
The more educated internal stakeholders are about Merit and its benefits, the more they can help tell your institution’s story and connect their program outcomes to your critical stakeholders.
 
We’ve identified best practices from hundreds of institutions that have developed creative strategies for informing and engaging their faculty and staff about Merit.

Whether you choose to do a formal, concentrated launch of Merit on your campus or just frequently remind your staff of all the benefits Merit offers, the targeted product sheets on this page will prove useful. 

 
Ideally, you'll want to send each campus an introductory email with a link to the corresponding product sheet. 



Academic Affairs 
 
Merit makes it possible to showcase your distinctive programs, and the experiential learning opportunities you provide your students, by allowing you to market program outcomes to prospective students, high school guidance counselors and principals, hometown media, elected officials, students, parents, and friends of your students. Out-of-the-class experiences resonate with key target audiences. You can use Merit to build the reputation of your institution, your programs, and your students, by showcasing their success and delivering these stories to the people who care about them most.


Learn more about promoting Merit to students


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Admissions 


Merit connects the dots between high school (prospective students) and colleges (current students) and makes it possible for your institution to stay top-of-mind with the influencers of college-bound students without any extra work. Merit delivers stories about your student's success back to the high schools they hail from, straight to guidance counselors and principals. They love hearing about their alumni and being tied to their success.

Learn more about promoting Merit to high schools


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Athletics 

Merit makes it easy to repurpose existing athletics content into personalized stories about each student-athlete. These stories are delivered right to their former high schools, the sports reporter at their hometown newspapers, state legislators and family and friends. This demonstrates to external stakeholders the full picture of student-athletes and their success.


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Career Services 

Merit boosts your students' reputation and makes them more marketable to employers for post grad success. The verified achievements published to your student's pages reach, high school guidance counselors, hometown media, elected officials, parents and employers.

Learn more about promoting Merit to employers


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Communications 

Your students are doing great things every day. Merit makes it easy to take students' academic success and extracurricular achievements -- like making the dean’s list, studying abroad, community services, scholarships --  and turn them into meaningful content to advance your institution’s reputation and build your brand with key audiences. Hundreds of colleges across the country rely on Merit’s reputation marketing solution to connect student stories with local media, elected state representatives, high school principals and counselors, and other key stakeholders.

Learn more about promoting Merit to local media


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Government Affairs 

Every elected state representative in the country has a free Merit account. Every time a student is recognized for an achievement through Merit, it informs that student’s local representative of that constituents success. Through Merit, the elected officials can view and directly congratulate students. State representatives greatly influence the outcome of legislation that directly impacts higher ed funding -- it's critical that these elected officials are seeing proof points of positive impact on the students and communities they represent.

Learn more about promoting Merit to local government officials


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Registrar 

Merit connects the dots from high school to career through the success and achievements of your students. It makes each institution's distinctive value relevant and meaningful by personalizing the stories of each student experience and connecting them with the audiences that care about every person. Each year, millions of student stories connect with parents, high schools, local media, elected officials and more. 

Learn more about promoting Merit to students


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Student Affairs 

Merit promotes and personalizes the rich student experience and extracurricular opportunities you provide your students by allowing you to market program outcomes to prospective students, high school guidance counselors and principals, hometown media, elected officials, students, parents, and friends of your students.

Learn more about promoting Merit to students

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