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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

Four Ways MBS Direct Makes Marketing Your Buyback Easier

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 23, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Buyback is a great way for students and families to save money on the cost of their course materials, which increases their satisfaction with their educational experience. However, a lot is happening at the end of the semester, making it far too easy for buyback to come and go without students being aware it happened. With the hectic end-of-year pace, MBS Direct wants to make it as simple as possible for you and your students to have a great buyback.

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Preparing Students for Careers

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 19, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The worldwide growth of artificial intelligence will change the job requirements of future generations. Preparing students to be successful in an increasingly digital world requires more than a college degree. Students need to start developing computer science skills at least by high school if not sooner. It will better prepare them for almost any future career they decide to pursue.

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3 Innovative Revenue Streams for Colleges

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 16, 2018 5:30:00 AM

For many colleges revenue is declining, but the pressure to lower student costs is ever present. Some schools face difficult decisions as enrollment numbers and operating budgets are slashed: layoffs, cutting smaller degree programs or even having to close their doors. With uncertain times ahead, alternative revenue streams are a way that colleges can close budgetary gaps.  

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Feed Student Hunger, Fuel Student Success

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 9, 2018 5:30:00 AM

As food insecurity and homelessness among college students grow, the once parodied image of the starving student eating everything in sight ceases to be a laughing matter. Higher education for many is the pursuit of a better life. Along the journey toward that idealized destination, some students will face impossible hardships: surviving on one — if that — meal a day, finding a safe place to sleep each night and struggling to make it through each day until graduation. Without assistance, some will be forced to drop out.

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An All-Inclusive Model for All-Student Success

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 4, 2018 5:30:00 AM

The sky-rocketing debt college students are incurring is more than just a hot-button issue. Between tuition, housing and course materials, students are buried under a mountain of debt they have little hope of ever paying off. It’s not a new problem, it’s one that has been growing for years, but it is receiving more national attention than ever before as student protestors rally together behind the cry for free-tuition. Schools have to look at ways to curb some of the costs or enrollment and retention rates will continue to decline.

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Ed Tech Showdown

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 2, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Google, Microsoft and Apple are vying for the coveted K–12 market. These three corporate giants have products and services they say will help overwhelmed educators carry their workload, boost student achievement and increase student interest. In some ways, all the products offer similar solutions, but there are also differences in the functions they are capable of supporting. Today, we are going to break down what each product is capable of achieving in the classroom.  

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Streamline Adoptions With Course Director

Posted by Liz Schulte on Mar 29, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Multitasking is a way of life, especially for teachers and administrators. Rarely are there enough hours in the day to do everything you need to do. While course materials adoptions are important for a variety of reasons, managing them often becomes one more task that takes precious hours.

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4 Ways to Market Your Brand to Students

Posted by Liz Schulte on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 AM

The sounds, sights and sensations hurled at students grow as more people fight to win their demographic. A variety of businesses vie for their attention, each promising bigger and better things if they are chosen. With so much noise all around, how does your school stand out from the crowd?

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What You Need to Know to Reach Generation Z Students

Posted by Liz Schulte on Mar 26, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Generation Z students have set themselves apart from millennials and Gen X in more ways than just their comfort-level with technology. The young, pragmatic generation’s attitude about education and debt is changing the educational landscape. Here’s what you need to know.

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MBS Direct Expert Q&A: Inclusive Access

Posted by Liz Schulte on Mar 22, 2018 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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