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Welcome to our latest Pulse Check - A Guide to Graduate Marketing in 2024, hosted by Shane Baglini.

 Ed-tech is an ever-evolving landscape, and in the case of graduate enrollment managers, one that is difficult to keep up with at times. In this episode, Shane Baglini is joined by Ardis Kadiu, Founder and CEO of Element451, to take a deep dive into the world of CRMs, ed tech, and AI in graduate enrollment management. We’ll look at the various options available to GEM professionals, what to look for in your CRM and tech stack, and how AI is changing the GEM game. 

About the Podcast

Shane Baglini


Shane Baglini

Shane Baglini leads Muhlenberg College's strategic recruitment and digital marketing efforts, manages all web and social media initiatives, and supports the College's brand and awareness endeavors across the institution. With a higher ed marketing career approaching a decade in length, Shane has a deep background in transforming strategies and tactics to maximize results and implementing best practices to meet institutional goals.

Ardis Kadiu


Ardis Kadiu

Ardis Kadiu is the CEO and founder of Element451, the intelligent admissions marketing and CRM platform. Element451 grew out of Ardis’s passion for creating solutions that empower admissions and enrollment teams to work more efficiently as they develop stronger, more personalized engagements with prospective students. AI and great design are two of the most important ingredients at the core of any great user experience.

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