A Campus Visit Hack That's Working for Coaches
Can't get a recruit to campus? Too far away from some of those recruits? Try this...
I’m far from being a genius.
Here’s the idea you should try:
We all know how important getting recruits to campus is during the recruiting process. But many recruiters are realizing how hard that is to actually achieve as you are moving them through your timeline, especially now as families are cutting back on spending and trying to move through their decision making without a lot of additional travel and expense when it comes to visiting campuses. Especially if you are a campus or program that doesn’t carry one of those “must visit” brand names that some of your competition may boast.
Here’s where the strategy comes into play:
When the baseball coach who sent this message to me, he had just completed a remote campus visit with a recruit across the country using his phone. The traditional in-person campus visit is the more effective way to showcase what it’s like at your school and with your program, for sure. But as I’ve said, that’s getting harder and harder to execute with many prospects unwilling to make the trip to be at your college at their expense.
This strategy can help overcome that hurdle, and continue to move the process forward:
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