Why the USPS hates electronic Transcript transmission

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The much maligned United States Postal Service has taken one body shot after another with a few upper cuts for good measure. The main reason the USPS is losing money, closing offices, and cutting staff is their business model depends on transferring information on written paper which has to be physically transported in vehicles that consume expensive fuel which take around three days to pay a bill or say happy birthday to Grandpa.

Less than one third of Americans pay their bills via snail mail which is another crushing blow to the USPS. I pay around 10 bills per month online at Charles Schwab with their free bill pay service. That is very close to five dollars a month in postage being saved!

Now the eTranscript network or eSS is electronically submitting thousands of bulky student transcripts to member colleges which is again devastating news for the USPS.

The following list of schools just got tired of waiting 3 or 4 days to process transcripts of potential enrollees and chose to receive transcripts via an electronic network which accelerates the enrollment process, cuts costs, and minimizes errors.

These institutions have the foresight to realize the efficiencies and hassle free effectiveness of handling student transcript requests.

Allegheny College, Undergraduate Admission & College Transfer (PA) American College of Technology-Online, Undergraduate Admission & College Transfer (MO) American Jewish University, Graduate Admission- School of Non Profit Management (CA) American Jewish University, Graduate Admission-Center for Education (CA) American Jewish University, Graduate Admission-School of Rabbinic Studies (CA) Argosy University – The Center, Undergraduate Admission (PA) Armstrong Atlantic State University, Undergraduate Admission (GA) Art Institute Ground – The Center, Undergraduate Admission (PA) Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Undergraduate Admission (GA) Bangor High School, Dual Enrollment Transcripts (ME) Benedictine University , All Admissions (IL) Boise State University, Graduate Admission (ID) Brigham Young University – Hawaii, All Admissions (HI) Brooklyn College, Graduate Admission (NY) Calvin Theological Seminary, Graduate Admission (MI) Champlin Park High School, PSEO Transcripts (MN) College of William and Mary, Graduate Admission- School of Education (VA) Columbia College of Missouri – Los Alamitos, All Admissions (MO) Dallas Baptist University, Graduate Admission (TX) Dallas Baptist University, Undergraduate Admission (TX) Dallas Christian College, All Admissions (TX) Darton State College, Undergraduate Admission (GA) Duke University School of Nursing, All Admissions (NC) Georgia Southern University, Undergraduate Admission (GA) Hoover High School, Dual Enrollment Transcripts (AL) Howard Community College, Undergraduate Admission (MD) ICDC College – Online, All Admissions (CA) Ivy Tech Community College – Terre Haute, College Transfer (IN) Lake Land College, Graduate & Professional Admission (IL) Lawrence Technological University, All Admissions (MI) Maria College, All Admissions (NY) Marquette University, Graduate Admission (WI) Mars Hill University, Undergraduate Admission (NC) Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, All Admissions (MA) Middlesex Community College – Lowell, Undergraduate Admission (MA) Minnesota State University – Moorhead, Undergraduate Admission (MN) Naugatuck Valley Community College, Admission’s Transcripts (CT) New Mexico Highlands University, Graduate Admission- Social Work (NM) New River Community and Technical College – Main Campus, Undergraduate Admission (WV) Niagara University,  Undergraduate Admission (NY) Northwestern University, SCS School of Continuing Studies (IL) Oakland University, Graduate Admission (MI) Orleans Parish School Board, Employment & Tuition Reimbursement (LA) Palomar College, Undergraduate A dmission & College Transfer (CA) Rasmussen College – Rockford, All Admissions (IL) Reading Area Community College, Undergraduate Admission & College Transfer (PA) Richland College, Undergraduate Admission & College Transfer (TX) Ringling College of Art and Design, All Admissions (FL) Rockford University, Undergraduate Admission (IL) Saint Cloud Technical & Community College, Undergraduate Admission (MN) San Antonio Independent School District-Human Resources, Employment (TX) Sentara College of Health Sciences, Undergraduate Admission (VA) Southern Utah University, All Admissions (UT) St. John’s University, Graduate Admission-Arts and Sciences (NY) St. John’s University, Graduate Admission-Biotechnology (NY) St. John’s University, Graduate Admission-Pharmaceutical Sciences (NY) St. John’s University, Graduate Admission-Professional Sciences (NY) The King’s College, All Admissions (NY) The Pennsylvania State University – Department of Mathematics, Graduate Admission (PA) Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, Undergraduate Admission (IL) University of Central Arkansas, Graduate Admission- Doctoral & Physical Therapy (AR) University of Hartford, Undergraduate Admission (CT) University of Minnesota – Rochester, Undergraduate Admission (MN) University of Notre Dame, Undergraduate Honor Society Admission (IN) University of Waterloo, Undergraduate Admission (Canada) Vance-Granville Community College – Main, All Admissions (NC) Vanderbilt University, Graduate Admission- Divinity School (TN) Wagner College, Graduate Admission (NY) Wagner College, Second Degree Admission (NY) Walla Walla Community College , All Admissions (WA) Walla Walla University, Graduate Admission (WA) Walla Walla University, Undergraduate Admission (WA) Wayne State University, Graduate Admission (MI) Western Carolina University , Undergraduate Admission (NC) Western Carolina University, Graduate Admission (NC) Western Washington University – Bellingham, Undergraduate Admission (WA) Wright Patterson AFB Education Services, Military Ed Level Update (OH) Yakima Valley Community College, Undergraduate Admission & College Transfer (WA)

 

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