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Connect With SlideRoom at the 30th Annual NAGAP Conference

Join us at NAGAP’s 30th Annual Conference in Salt Lake City April 19-22. The conference will take place at the Grand America Hotel with exciting speeches and presentations from some of the top minds in graduate admissions. We’re excited to continue building on the experiences many of our clients have already had using SlideRoom toRead More

A Modular Approach to Admissions

When starting out to build a next-generation admissions system for higher education, we had to make a foundational philosophical decision. Should we attempt to create a monolithic system that contains all the feature families needed across recruitment, selection, and conversion? We decided not to pursue this goal. While Microsoft and large companies of the pastRead More

What Do the Best Art Schools Have in Common?

The U.S. News & World report just posted their list of top art schools, based on a peer-reviewed survey. While the value of ranking reports are questionable (different schools provide different kinds of value), we did notice a theme. What do you think Yale, RISD, the SAIC, Pratt, Parsons, Calarts, and Carnegie Mellon all haveRead More

Introducing SlideRoom Webinars

We often hear from our customers that they love our hands-on support. However, we know that sometimes you need to see to understand. To better assist you, we are pleased to announce our new weekly live webinars. Getting Started with SlideRoom for Administrators If your SlideRoom account looks like this, you may want a helpingRead More

Learn SlideRoom

Every week we teach live 30-minute online classes that you and your team can sign up for. It’s 100% free. Who are these classes intended for? Administrators with existing SlideRoom accounts Reviewers with existing SlideRoom accounts Potential customers interested in how SlideRoom might work for them Getting Started With SlideRoom We’ll teach you the basicsRead More

Reading The Common Application With SlideRoom

![](/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Standard_MaroononWhite.jpg) Many of our customers are Common Application Member Schools, and we have seen their wider IT challenges first hand. One primary challenge is finding the easiest way to read and evaluate the applications that come through the Common App. This is especially true for schools that use Common App exclusively as their application provider.Read More

Applicant Stories

We love hearing from applicants! Their enthusiasm for specific details makes us so happy and motivates us to keep getting better. Investing in a great user interface and continuous attention to detail makes a huge impact. While we get many emails from applicants complimenting the experience, these are just a few testimonies from this year’sRead More

SlideRoom will be at the Common App New Member Orientation

While the 2017 admission cycle is still in full swing, the 2018 cycle is already looming on the horizon. For schools that are moving some or all of their application options to The Common Application, that means getting prepared by attending Common App’s New Member Orientation. Because of our long-term partnership with Common App, SlideRoomRead More

Case Study: Santa Monica College

Community colleges have long been an integral part of the higher education landscape, and now their popularity is increasing. Offering a transition from high school to university as well as a range of practical certifications and associate’s degrees, community colleges are an invaluable resource to their local regions. These schools not only offer an affordableRead More

SlideRoom Goes Global

Over the past decade, SlideRoom has grown into a platform used by institutions around the world to accept and review applications and multimedia portfolios. With this in mind, we are excited to announce the launch of SlideRoom in datacenters all over the world. Bearing in mind different legal requirements for data storage, privacy, and serverRead More