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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

Introducing SlideRoom Contacts

The features SlideRoom customers most frequently request have to do with managing their larger relationships with applicants during and after the application process. Ultimately, their desire is to see a unified contact record that displays activity from every touchpoint. This might include email campaigns, help desk communications, or simply recording ad hoc interactions. Further, customersRead More

Integrate SlideRoom with Salesforce

With Salesforce’s surging presence in the edtech sector, more SlideRoom customers will likely be using Salesforce for their SIS and CRM needs. With that in mind, we wanted to let you know that SlideRoom fully integrates with your Salesforce instance. This includes setting up automated exports from SlideRoom to send Salesforce designated data and filesRead More

Administrator’s Guide to SlideRoom

SlideRoom’s design makes it easy to use, but new users may benefit from an overview that helps them get started. When a new customer signs up for a SlideRoom account, we want them to have a guide that they can refer back to when needed; a guide they can download, print out, and access anywhere.Read More

Applicant’s Guide to SlideRoom

Applying to college can be daunting, overwhelming, and frustrating. Colleges that use SlideRoom make the process easier and more streamlined, but you still need to know where to begin. With that in mind, we’ve created Tips for Getting Started as a New SlideRoom Applicant. Our new, easy-to-use guide will get you started by walking youRead More

High School Counselor’s Guide to SlideRoom

High School Counselors and Teachers often reach out to us with questions about how they can help students who will be using SlideRoom to apply to colleges and universities. Now, there’s an easy-to-use guide that any staff member can reference when guiding their students through the SlideRoom application process: The High School Counselor’s Guide toRead More