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Choosing a Registration Software for Your School’s Camps

Summer camp registration software takes the guesswork out of managing student payments and paperwork. How do you get started with all the various options available and know which is right for you?

Why Your Independent School Should Move to Online Admissions and Enrollment

If you need to process more applications and enrollments with the same number of staff, it might be a good time to consider an online admissions and enrollment system.

5 Questions to Start the Year on the Path to Streamlined Payment Acceptance

As a school business officer, the detailed and urgent tasks that spill out of your inbox each day make it difficult to stand back and assess the tools you use to complete those tasks. At the same time, if you don’t regularly reevaluate your basic setup, you may be missing opportunities to work more efficiently and/or more affordably.

Diamond Mind’s Top Ten of 2013

As we reach the end of our 10th year, we’ve been reflecting on how Diamond Mind’s accomplishments in the past year have positioned our company for another decade of expert service exclusively to independent schools.

When You Suspect Fraud on Your School’s Online Giving Account

It’s the busiest time of year for your school’s giving campaign but it’s also the period when we occasionally see fraud attempts in the online giving accounts at our client schools. What should you do if you suspect fraud and how can you increase your guard?

A Time for Giving

The Diamond Mind team showed its big heart this month by collecting food and clothing for two local community service organizations. Our team of 20 brought in food, hats and mittens for two groups:

So You Want to Start Accepting Credit Cards at Your School?

Accepting credit card payments offers significant benefits to independent schools. At the same time, there are legitimate concerns that may be holding you back. If you rigorously compare providers and start small in your implementation plans, you can put most of your concerns to rest and start reaping the advantages.

How to Choose an Online Admissions or Enrollment System

Online admissions and registration systems bring tremendous benefits to schools. They save time, offer convenience to parents, improve school-wide information sharing and data accuracy, and provide greater insight into school trends.

Make the Most of December Giving Season!

December is the biggest month for donations in the non-profit world and independent schools are no exception.  How do you ensure your school is among those that actually double or …

5 Reasons Schools Accept Online Payments

The vast majority of parents across the nation want to be able to pay for school tuition, donations, supplies and all other school-related purchases with credit cards . Yet, most schools still do not accept credit cards for tuition payment and thousands of schools still accept only cash or check payments in at least some departments.