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Sprint 15 – August 5, 2018

About These Release Notes

This document provides a summary of the new features and enhancements available in the Sprint 15 release. If you have any questions about these features, please contact your Account Manager.

New Features and Enhancements

Recommendation Portal Enhancements

The following enhancement is available for the Recommendation Portal, Letters by Liaison, as part of Sprint 15.

1. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Question

This enhancement applies to all CASs immediately.

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union. The GDPR question explains the information we collect and how we use their information. Users located in a European Union country, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland must opt into our policies when creating an account. Users who already have an account will see a window when logging in to the application for the first time.

New Documentation

Please review the list of new reference guides, all accessible in the WebAdMIT Help Center.

Document Details
Applicant Processing Reference Guide This document reviews the applicant experience and some of Liaison's back-end applicant processes.
Application Locking Behavior This document lists which parts of the application are and aren't editable after an applicant submits.
Data Integration and API Overview This reference guide explains how to integrate WebAdMIT with an internal SIS, ERP, or CRM system.
Prelaunch Environment Reference Guide The prelaunch environment allows you to configure programs for the new cycle without impacting the current cycle.
Requesting Official GRE CAS Codes If your CAS participates in official GRE test score collection, this document explains the process of obtaining an official GRE CAS code.
Sandbox Environment Reference Guide Sandbox is safe, "near-production" environment for testing or training purposes.
Social Security Number (SSN) Documents Reference Guide If your CAS participates in SSN collection, this document reviews how to retrieve your applicant SSNs.
Tips for Managing Overlapping Cycles This document lists best practices if your school or program uses rolling admissions and/or complex deadlines that result in overlapping cycles.

Coming Soon!

Please review the list of upcoming events, including scheduled downtime/maintenance, product updates, and regional training opportunities.

Event Date Details
Sandbox Environment Refresh August 6, 2018 The WebAdMIT Sandbox environment (sandbox.webadmit.org) was refreshed with current (cleansed) production data and program configurations. Any test exports, custom fields, etc., in the current sandbox was overwritten.
Expert-Level Reviewing: A Deep Dive into WebAdMIT’s Scoring Features September 6, 2018

Have you already created basic review rubrics in WebAdMIT, but now need to develop a complex one? Are you a seasoned reviewer in WebAdMIT and want to explore what else WebAdMIT can do for you? 

In this session, we’ll explore some of WebAdMIT’s more powerful scoring features that can help you process your applicant files more efficiently. We’ll demonstrate with real-life scenarios to apply the concepts more easily. 

Since this session is for advanced users, participants should be able to build Assignment and Interview templates before attending. We also recommend completing our WebAdMIT Basic and Advanced on-demand courses located here: http://webadmit.liaisonedu.com/

This webinar will be held on Thursday, September 6 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm ET. You can register for this webinar at http://webadmit.liaisonedu.com.

Sandbox Environment Refresh September 17, 2018 The WebAdMIT Sandbox environment (sandbox.webadmit.org) will be refreshed with current (cleansed) production data and program configurations. Any test exports, custom fields, etc., in the current sandbox will be overwritten.
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