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Liz Schulte

About Liz Schulte

Liz is a marketing copywriter for MBS. Her background ranges from customer service to business owner. She has firsthand experience with creating marketing plans as well as ensuring the customer’s needs are met. When she isn’t in the office, she is an avid reader, a prolific writer and the owner of two very spoiled dogs.

Recent articles by Liz Schulte

The Rental Reference

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 18, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Rentals offer students upfront savings on their course materials, but not all rental programs are created equal. It is important to make sure you find the right rental program that meets your school’s individual needs.

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Devon Preparatory School Fuses Old and New

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 17, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Devon Preparatory School holds its students to the highest academic standards. Students are challenged to step outside of their comfort zones to explore their capabilities and develop their expectations guided by intellectual curiosity. Creating a dynamic relationship between tradition and modern developments, the school uses technology to boost the student’s learning process while maintaining the pillars of classic education. When it came time to modernize their course materials process, MBS Direct was a natural fit.

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Demonstrate Digital Fluency With Your Website

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 13, 2017 5:30:00 AM

It hardly seems possible to get through an hour without using technology, let alone a day. We track our health with wearable wristbands, our smartphones are basically pocket-sized laptops capable of doing and finding what we need within seconds, and the majority of our communication channels have turned digital. Students can no longer remember the world before the technology revolution. Digital fluency isn’t optional for schools; it’s a must.

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MBS Direct Expert Q&A: Inclusive Access

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 12, 2017 5:30:00 AM

We sat down with MBS Direct’s General Manager of Retail Operations Josh Wheatley to discuss the company’s inclusive access offerings.

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Build Your School’s Brand

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 11, 2017 5:30:00 AM

What are the first three qualities that come to students’ minds when they are asked about your school? How about the faculty? The community? The alumni? Are all the qualities similar? The answers to these questions make up your school’s brand, which is a vital part of attracting and retaining students.

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MBS Direct Expert Q&A: K–12 Digital Market

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 5, 2017 5:30:00 AM

The Digital Marketplace for K–12 schools is changing. Carrie Watkins, senior digital consultant, shares how MBS Direct can help school navigate their way through the digital world.

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Happy Fourth of July!

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 4, 2017 5:30:00 AM

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St. Francis Catholic High School Makes a One-Stop Shop for Students

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 3, 2017 5:30:00 AM

“Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Saint Francis of Assisi
In the greater Sacramento region of California there are many excellent schools, but only one St. Francis Catholic High School. Through faith, excellence, leadership and service, SFHS is committed to integrating faith with academic excellence. They seek to embrace the teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi by instilling love for all of God’s creations and the importance of giving back through service in each of their students.

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Bringing Community to College: Tuition Relief for Low Income Students

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jun 29, 2017 5:30:00 AM

A 29-year-old woman hustles to her community college campus, running late. She attends her classes, sits in the front row taking extensive notes and rushes back to her car as fast as she can. She can’t go to the evening study session, even though she needs it. It would require her to miss work which would likely result in losing her job. She doesn’t get home until after nine. She scrapes together a quick, cheap meal and then works on her homework until she falls asleep, once again forgetting to set her alarm.

She keeps going because she wants a better life. She hopes her degree will get her that promotion at work or a better paying job where she won’t have to choose between making rent and eating. 

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Can Smartphones Replace Laptops?

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jun 28, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Physical books are being replaced by eBooks — didn’t happen. Blu-ray is the next DVD — sorry, that was streaming. Smartphones are the new laptop — jury’s still out?

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