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Sprint 17 – September 2, 2018

About These Release Notes

This document provides a summary of the new features and enhancements available in the Sprint 17 release. If you have any questions about these features, please contact your Account Manager.

New Features and Enhancements

Applicant Portal Enhancements

The following enhancement is available for the Applicant Portal as part of Sprint 17.

1. SlideRoom Integration

Note that this enhancement is a configurable, optional feature available to all CASs for the next cycle launch. Please see your Account Manager for more information.

If a program has chosen to integrate SlideRoom into their Program Materials page, applicants can complete the SlideRoom section through a redirect from the Program Materials page.

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Configuration Portal Enhancements

The following enhancements are available for the Configuration Portal as part of Sprint 17.

1. SlideRoom Integration

Note that this enhancement is a configurable, optional feature available to all CASs for the next cycle launch. Please see your Account Manager for more information.

You can now set up an integration between the SlideRoom and CAS applications through the Configuration Portal.

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2. SlideRoom Integration for Institutions

Note that this enhancement is available immediately for all CASs using SlideRoom

You can now link multiple SlideRoom applications to one program. This is useful for programs that have concentrations and want to provide SlideRoom applications for each concentration (e.g., a School of Music program with a saxophone concentration). 

3. Reorder Multiple Choice Answer Values

Note that this enhancement is available immediately for all CASs using Questions

You can now reorder the answer values for Multiple Choice question types by dragging and dropping or sorting alphabetically in ascending (A-Z) or descending (Z-A) order. 

WebAdMIT Enhancements

The following enhancement is available for WebAdMIT as part of Sprint 17.

1. College Fields Added to Prerequisite Courses Report

Note that this enhancement is available immediately for all CASs collecting Prerequisites in the Configuration Portal or Prerequisite GPAs feature in WebAdMIT.

The Prerequisite Courses report now includes the College Name, CEEB Code, Year, Term, and Term Type fields.

New Documentation

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

Document Details

Reporting Final Decision Codes

This document reviews how to report final Decision Codes through WebAdMIT using the Local Status and Decisions API features, and additional resources available in the Report Manager.

Coming Soon!

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

Event Date Details

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.

Reviewing & Scoring Applicants Regional Training in Los Angeles, CA

October 16, 2018

Register now for our Reviewing & Scoring Applicants live training in Los Angeles, CA. 

Participants will learn how to make best use of the Assignments and Interviews features in WebAdMIT through a series of hands-on exercises led by a WebAdMIT expert. They will learn how to rank applicants and pinpoint the most qualified candidates, while networking with peers to learn how others are using WebAdMIT to achieve their admissions goals. Participants who successfully complete this course are eligible to earn 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

To learn more about this class and our other training resources, visit http://webadmit.liaisonedu.com.

Reviewing & Scoring Applicants Regional Training in Washington, DC

November 15, 2018

Register now for our Reviewing & Scoring Applicants live training in Washington, DC. 

Participants will learn how to make best use of the Assignments and Interviews features in WebAdMIT through a series of hands-on exercises led by a WebAdMIT expert. They will learn how to rank applicants and pinpoint the most qualified candidates, while networking with peers to learn how others are using WebAdMIT to achieve their admissions goals. Participants who successfully complete this course are eligible to earn 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

To learn more about this class and our other training resources, visit http://webadmit.liaisonedu.com.

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