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Kate Seat

About Kate Seat

Kate Seat is a former copywriter at MBS. When away from work, she’s either creating one-of-a-kind art dolls, reading or watching way too much tv with her husband, daughter and an irritable chinchilla named Klaus.

Recent articles by Kate Seat

6 Questions Faculty Have About Creating Custom Course Materials

Posted by Kate Seat on Mar 21, 2017 5:30:00 AM

There are a variety of reasons to consider creating a custom course pack, including lowering the cost of course materials for students and adopting more curriculum-specific content. And there are different ways to create this custom content, ranging from completely hands-on (where the instructor chooses each resource individually), to a concierge approach, which engages a team of experts to complete the entire process. So why aren't more instructors choosing this option?

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10 Ways Savvy Adoptions Can Lead to Student Savings

Posted by Kate Seat on Mar 9, 2017 5:30:00 AM

When choosing course materials, it’s possible to provide quality and lower costs for your students — all it takes is a little careful consideration.

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6 Ways Students Benefit from an Online Bookstore

Posted by Kate Seat on Feb 8, 2017 5:30:00 AM

College students lead busy lives. Juggling classes, homework, jobs, extracurricular activities and their personal lives doesn't leave a lot of free time to devote to searching for the course materials they need to succeed. An Online Bookstore provides these price-savvy shoppers with convenience, increased savings and a broader selection. Here's how:

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Why Choose a Private School Education?

Posted by Kate Seat on Dec 8, 2016 5:30:00 AM
For many families, the decision to enroll their children in a private institution is based on factors ranging from a desire for a specific type of learning environment to the advantages private school can provide as a precursor to higher education.
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Ouachita Baptist University Expands Options for Students

Posted by Kate Seat on Dec 6, 2016 6:00:00 AM

For college stores, balancing regular retail space against the area needed for a robust textbook section can be a challenge. With their former leasing partner, Ouachita Baptist University Campus Store struggled to offer a broad enough selection of course material options to keep their students shopping in-store, without compromising the profit-making potential of their remaining retail space.

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Why Adapt? Just Ask the Dinosaurs [eBook]

Posted by Kate Seat on Nov 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM
Sometimes the signs are right there. If your school's bookstore has been facing decreasing sales and increasing overhead, it may be time for a change.
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Chief Communicator Is Just One of Many Hats for Administrators

Posted by Kate Seat on Nov 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM

As an administrator, you’ve seen firsthand how difficult and time-consuming it can be to get your faculty and staff invested in a new policy or initiative. For many long-time staff members, change is especially hard — but it doesn't have to be. By using your position as a school leader, and a few key tactics, you can make it easier for everyone to adapt.

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6 Questions Faculty Have About Creating Custom Course Materials

Posted by Kate Seat on Sep 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

There are a variety of reasons to consider creating a custom course pack, including lowering the cost of course materials for students and adopting more curriculum-specific content. And there are many different ways to create this custom content, ranging from completely hands-on (where the instructor chooses each resource individually), to a concierge approach, which engages a team of experts to complete the entire process. So why aren't more instructors choosing this option? 

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A Day in the Life at the MBS Direct Contact Center [Video]

Posted by Kate Seat on Sep 14, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Our Contact Center is open 24/7, 7 days a week, to help our customers with any situation that may arise. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what a day in the life of an MBS Direct customer service specialist is all about:

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Questions New Teachers Should Ask — and Schools Should Be Able to Answer

Posted by Kate Seat on Sep 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM

While orientation is an important time for new teachers, for administrators, the onboarding process can be a valuable opportunity to communicate their institution's mission and performance expectations. To that end, as an administrator, you should be prepared to answer some specific questions — or make your new employee's transition easier by volunteering the following information. 

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