Online College Recruiting

Written by Seth Cotterell
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Online college recruiting is a fairly recent development in the world of education. While college recruiting has been going on since colleges began, the Internet has revolutionized the process. Online college recruiting is fast, easy, and a whole lot cheaper than traditional college recruiting techniques.

Changes in Online College Recruiting

Historically, college recruiting has mostly focused on finding and enrolling only the best athletes. While recruiting in other areas like academics and leadership certainly did go on, athletics was by far the major emphasis of recruiters. Online college recruiting has a much more diverse perspective. Online recruiting searches can instantly locate the best prospects in mathematics, political science, music, performance, literature, history, and any other field you wish to seek out. College recruiting is not just for athletes anymore.

College recruiting has never been more efficient. Recruiters can access various databases and search engines designed specifically for recruiting purposes and locate top prospects with the push of a button. Recruiting networks open doors for educators as well as students.

Online schools have also been able to benefit from improvements in college recruiting. This is part of the reason online colleges have become so popular in recent years. Online colleges are already experts in computer technology and its applications and it's only natural that they would benefit tremendously from online college recruiting.


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