I have alway heard that “you do not have a second chance to make a good first impression”. While I always thought this applied to meeting people, I now realize it also applies to potencial students impressions of schools and universities.
Read below to see how institutions are learning to put their “best face forward”.
Feb 1, 2004 12:00 PM
“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is an old piece of advice that seems ideal in theory. But as colleges and universities compete for top-notch students along with their hefty test scores, an institution’s “cover” may determine whether its reputation will shine or be left in the shadows.
A campus’ desired identity often fuels the master-planning process for institutions of higher education. Aside from the design itself, the furniture chosen to match an institution’s design also can complement its identity. Although it is one of the last things put into place, furniture selection should be considered from the beginning of the master-planning process.
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