4 Ways to Understand Your Competitive Landscape

Harvard and Yale. Ohio State and Michigan. UNC and Duke. Competition within higher ed exists on several different playing fields. Some campuses compete for a coveted top spot in academic rankings. Others exist in close geographical proximity, competing with each other for local and regional students. Others compete primarily on the turf or hardwood, but substantially differ academically. 

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Something New from Campus Sonar: Introducing STREAM

 

If news about politics, the virus, or messages from angry family members about Thanksgiving plans has caused you to avoid your phone, you may have missed our big announcement. After months of secrecy (no one caved, though Liz came close), we were finally able to announce STREAM, by Campus Sonar. Steve, Master of the STREAM Team, shares more about how we accidentally started another business at Campus Sonar with the main goal of making you smarter.

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The Medium Is the Message

If I asked you to define authenticity, could you do it? When I tried this myself a few weeks back, I ended up settling on a definition that was something like, “content that is authentic.” Realizing that the word authentic is also subjective, I tried defining that, only to rely on the word original. But what is original? With each attempted definition, I found myself going deeper and deeper down a rabbit hole until eventually my wife jolted me back to reality and commented that I’d been holding the same piece of chicken on my fork for an unnatural amount of time. Note to self: save the work thoughts for a place other than the dinner table. 

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