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SurveyMonkey Apply

Collect, manage & review applications.

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SurveyMonkey Apply Pricing

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SurveyMonkey Apply has flexible pricing options that can meet the needs of any organization, big or small. Our team will work with you to determine which plan and schedule is best suited for your budget and requirements.

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Great Product, Great Price, Wonderful Customer Service.
Good, would recommend, but more transparency on pricing plans would be good, also please sort out the language default please. That may ultimately be the thing that makes me shift to another product.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great Product, Great Price, Wonderful Customer Service

Reviewed 4 years ago

We were able to streamline both our application process as well as the 2 year grant cycle process so it is all in one platform from application through review and then any subsequent reporting requirements of our subgrantees.

Pros

I liked how the implementation specialist was willing to answer all of our questions and work with us on our incredibly complex process to make sure our end product met all of our needs.

Cons

There are a few features we wished it had, but we understand our application process is far more complex than most organizations.

Vendor response

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to provide this review. It¿s great to hear that your experience with the implementation specialist was positive and that they were able to work with you to design a solution that fit your process. We would love to learn more about product features that would benefit your organization. If you¿d be willing to connect with us about this, please reach out to our customer success team at smapplycsm@surveymonkey.com. Thank you and and we look forward to continuing our partnership.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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An easy to set up process for managing users through a process, but changes are difficult

Reviewed 3 months ago

Solved a business problem and got us where we need to be. Long term challenges are still being worked on.

Pros

Easy to set up a full solution for an application submission and review process. Initial setup with SurveyMonkey was quick and effective. Getting a process in front of our users at a very good value price was perfect for our needs.

Cons

We've had problems with support not responding in a timely manner. Changes that we've needed to make have broken functionality in a few places. Making changes is a tricky process and should be approached with caution.

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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A great system, but with significant flaws

Reviewed 2 years ago

I've generally found the SMA team to be very responsive, but on raising the issue regarding the new reporting tool I have been very disappointed to have not heard back from our [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] or our FR transition manager.

Pros

SurveyMonkey Apply is a powerful application management system. It is used across our education to administer the application and review process for public grants, fellowships, and competitions. Each programme can be customised to a high degree, and automations can be built in to ease administrative burdens for repetitive tasks. The application itself meets web accessibility standards, and both our applicants and reviewers find it to be intuitive.

Cons

Recently, the reporting and data export tools were significantly redesigned. In doing so basic capabilities were removed that has resulted in chaos for our administrators. Specifically, the Applicant and Reviewer data has been separated in a way that makes it impossible to retrieve and merge data from these different parts of the application process in a single report (as was previously possible)....

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Fantasy Scholarship Management

Reviewed 6 years ago

If I had a fantasy about the perfect scholarship management software, Apply is even better. I never imagined we could get so much in one package, and that's the "lite" version. The students were able to complete their applications online; the staff could see exactly what the status was of every application; and the review committee moved through their scoring tasks efficiently. All in one place. It was so logical, and we adapted to it so readily, that it seemed like it was just made for us. Love that!

Pros

The training and onboarding was awesome. What could have been intimidating learning new software was paced so well, with training videos I could re-watch and plenty of support in helping us get set up initially. Support continued through each stage of the scholarship cycle. The "lite" version of Apply was a perfect fit for our small scholarship program. The dashboard data told us how many students...

Cons

I have no complaints regarding Apply. While the scholarship application form can be customized to a high degree, there are one or two fine points where we had to work around the limitations. But everything can be accomplished that we need. I know the price is more than reasonable for what we get, but it can be a hard sell to the board of trustees of a small nonprofit organization who would rather put the money toward scholarships. Because they don't all work with the software, they may not realize the huge advantages. I have to explain that it's our "mission-critical infrastructure investment."

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Software Successful for Music Program

Reviewed 6 years ago

We receive over 400 applications annually for our summer programs, which draw gifted young classical musicians from all over the world. Apply offers us an affordable, easy-to-manage solution for hosting our application, comprised of a written questionnaire and video submissions. While we utilize a breadth of features on the application side, our review side is much simpler - we do not use the rankings,...

Pros

Affordability, backend usability, regular improvements.

Cons

We do not use all of the functionality of the software on the review side, but this isn't really a con - we've been able to figure out a workaround every time.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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SurveyMonkey helps get the Homeowners view

Reviewed 8 months ago

We have had a positive experience using SurveyMonkey to determine which projects to more forward with and which ones to pause. While the Board of Directors may feel that a specific project will be of benefit to our community, if the homeowners within that community don't agree, then we as management know which path to take. SurveyMonkey is easy to use and helps us take the "pulse" of the community quickly.

Pros

SurveyMonkey allows the HOA management team and Board of Directors to determine what issues are most pressing to the homeowner population in our 5500+ community. Since we are a large , diverse community it is hard to know what is on everyone's mind all the time. When planning a large project, such as expanding our recreational facilities or building new amenities, such as baseball fields or pickleball...

Cons

Like any software, learning the little short cuts and tricks to making it work for you, is trial and error. We find it best if we have 1 staff member in charge of all the surveys regardless of topic. That way, we have our resident expert working in the software and we can accomplish more surveys quickly.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Perfect application platform with superb Customer Service!

Reviewed 2 years ago

SurveyMonkey Apply enables us to increase the resources efficiency with customized application workflows. The real-time reports also help us with moving away from time-consuming and manual processes. Definitely recommend SurveyMonkey Apply and be sure to ask for a product demo, especially the integration with other platforms.

Pros

SurveyMonkey Apply makes the application process easy to use for our applicants. The review process is seamless for our internal team. The payment integration is clear for several of our customized programs across multiple sites. We were able to integrate with other platforms upon accepted applications too. Reports feature is wonderful. Customer Support is superb with fast turn around responses.

Cons

Updating the current fields for the form could be better. We were unable to remove the value from the middle of the field drop down so we ended up duplicating the fields with new drop down instead.

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New User - Initial Input

Reviewed 5 years ago

We bought a program for two very different award programs under two different association names. It was the most economical way to do this. We found out the two groups are quite as separated as we wanted and probably was not explained well enough in the sales process. It is a lot to learn when you are busy - as we all are - and we were on a short time frame after making the decision. Overall,...

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Powerful and user friendly!

Reviewed 7 years ago

Apply is a user friendly tool that has the capability to grow with your needs. We used this as a mechanism for potential applicants. It was simple for the end user and as the administrator, I was so pleased at how easy it was to use-- both in creating forms, and running reports. The customer service went far beyond my expectations. She was helpful and readily available-- clear commitment and she...

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Easy! Every aspect of what I needed was thought of and provided through an easy, seamless set-up!

Reviewed 5 years ago

A complete all in one package that takes the headache out of the more manual way were running our application process. From a management perspective it will mean less time spent on user platform/browser issues; processing issues eg missed applications, data entry etc; and a faster turn around time for our applicants because the review will be much easier to set-up.

Pros

The whole process from initial consultation to our program set-up moved smoothly. Learning a new platform can be challenging so I was a little nervous however the program is well though out and the training and support was great. The program is super easy to navigate through and to administer. I am looking forward to the next few months of having our applicants and reviewers use the program.

Cons

Not sure yet, just getting started with it but so far the whole process has been a wonderful experience and easy for me to get started with. I am not sure if the annual cost will be a limiting factor down the road to maintain depending on what other additions we might want to add on.

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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great software, great price

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall, I really like this project (working with this software) and would recommend it if I have the opportunity

Pros

I used it when I was consulting for a school in order to manage the scholarship. This application was in the process of being used. I finished the implementation and used it ! It is so easy, fast and reliable

Cons

While I was not in the team for the begining of the implemenation, I've heard that they had some trouble for starter. But I haven't seen anything out of the ordinary (when moving from one platform to another, there is always trouble !)

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Efficient product

Reviewed 2 years ago

Good, would recommend, but more transparency on pricing plans would be good, also please sort out the language default please. That may ultimately be the thing that makes me shift to another product.

Pros

Delivers what we need, is relatively intuitive

Cons

Trying to login and find my way around, once you find what you need is relatively intuitive, but the first step is brutal. Also would like the language setting to remain where we set it. Keeps defaulting to American English which is creating loads of issues for us and our users.

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Great piece of software with full capabilities

Reviewed 7 years ago

When we decided to bring our scholarship application process online, I didn't know what to expect or what our options were. After a little research, we found Apply to be the leader. Although the cost was more than what we were initially planning to spend, the software goes above and beyond what I thought the capabilities might look like when we began the project. After initial set up, the system is running itself and I look forward to streamlining the submittal, grading and entire process.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Apply made my competition dreams come true

Reviewed 6 years ago

After several frustrating years with our previous competition platform, we decided to pay the cost and move to Apply. SO many painpoints were solved just in the on-boarding process. Their team has been very helpful in working with all our accommodations to ensure that we're satisfied.

Pros

It's customization ability and how user friendly it is

Cons

The con is probably that it is one of the most expensive competition host sites in the market

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Free and easy

Reviewed 9 months ago
Pros

Cheap and easy to use. Survey monkey is good for personal and business use.

Cons

There is really nothing that I do not like

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great for Smooth Applications

Reviewed a year ago

My overall experience has been great it lets me and my clients create the forms and applications that are best suited for our websites.

Pros

I have come to grown fond of this software, it has helped me and my clients tremendously create applications that are sleek and to our liking. As well as online forms have been super helpful for websites.

Cons

The least thing I liked about it was the pricing could be a little better, I think its a little bit overpriced.

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great for surveys

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Very easy to use, reduces cost drastically

Cons

Cannot think of anything at all, very smooth

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We are very happy with our experience working with it, and often recommend it to our colleagues.

Reviewed 7 years ago

Pros: - exceptional customer service - quick, reliable support - good value for money Cons: - some limitations with customization - some bugs that are cost prohibitive to fix Experience: - a bit of a learning curve (one of our two sites is particularly complicated), but it is very intuitive once you get comfortable using it

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Apply. Fast and Smart

Reviewed 6 years ago

-- Excellent customer service with a fairly complex project -- Fast and efficient build and easy to use -- Extra help when we needed it

Pros

-- Ease of use -- Adaptable for small project -- No frills, bells, whistles but it works

Cons

-- Fairly expensive for a small project but worth it to save paper shuffling and avoid errors

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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A great software to get information

Reviewed a year ago

I think it is a great software to gather and analyze information and it is really easy to use and create a new survey.

Pros

This software is good for internal controls and surveys the clients so we can find the key problems of our operation.

Cons

Maybe the price is the biggest issue. this made me getting only one user. Also, it should have predictions for some kinds of questions as days of the week.