Studentadvisor Top100

Dean Tsouvalas | Editor-In-Chief | dtsouvalas@studentadvisor.com
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Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)


During April's lockdown, Harvard changed its on-campus event for admitted students to a #virtualvisitas experience through social media. The social media event generated over 500 tweets, and the college's 82% yield was the highest since 1973.
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Stanford University (Stanford, California)


Stanford does more than connect with social media. Its researchers are using social media data to study tourism rates of the world's natural areas at the Natural Capital Project. Now that's innovation!
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Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)


Check out JHU's one-stop news center The Hub to keep track of the latest news, cutting edge research, student profiles, and rotating Twitter feed!
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Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)


Yale leaps into the top 5 this year! Their new Tumblr blog and ramp up of Facebook and Twitter led to record-breaking attendance at this year's class reunions.
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Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)


Super charged social media efforts to break into top 5! One Day at Duke is comprised of more than a thousand photos, videos and messages that were submitted online by Duke community members worldwide on a single day.
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Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)


Princeton's wealth of Campus Media allows students and faculty to share news and events via webcasts, blogs, and a host of orginal digital content.
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Full Sail University (Winter Park, Florida)


Wildly successful social media engagement. Totally cool Facebook chats with esteemed grads, most recently a chat with a Grad who works on the Walking Dead hit TV series.
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University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon)


UO's social properties dominated the 2013 Fiesta Bowl. In the hours before kickoff, photos posted to Facebook from the field and tailgate party received 175,000 impressions - almost as many as when the Dalai Lama visited campus.
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Ohio State University-Main Campus (Columbus, Ohio)


Students at OSU have the campus at their fingertips with mobile apps for everything imaginable—grades, schedules, sports, and even parking payments. That's Buckeye pride on the go!
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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)


LSU dedicates its LSUStudents Twitter account to all things student. Daily tweets keep students up-to-date on the latest academic and social happenings of day-to-day student life. Geaux Tigers!
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Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)


Columbia is spreading the word on the world-changing work of their students, faculty ,and alumni. They are hosting live online events about Columbia's life-changing endeavors. Groundbreaking on so many levels!
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University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)


The Big Blue hosted their 2nd annual Social Media Week to help students expand their social media skills. Live sessions were streamed on Google+ Hangouts throughout the week. We are still big fans of #SeeBlue
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United States Military Academy (West Point, New York)


Started by of a soldier at West Point, the military academy's YouTube channel offers an insider's look into the life of a cadet and soldier.
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University of Florida (Gainesville, Florida)


#UF17: social media initiative for newly admitted Gators, starting with a hashtag on their decision letters, orientation, convocation and beyond. Then check out the clever blog Stuff too big for Twitter.
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University of Washington-Seattle Campus (Seattle, Washington)


Leveraging social media to create a 48-hour online fundraising campaign #LovePurpleRaiseGold.
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Baylor University (Waco, Texas)


From Facebook to Pinterest, Baylor's Social Media offerings attracted the largest enrollment numbers ever.
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Spelman College (Atlanta, Georgia)


Spelman hosted a very cool 30-minute Google Hangout session titled, “Five Tips to Improve Your Social Media Presence,” where participants and viewers were able to enhance their digital marketing and communications skills.
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The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas)


UT advertising professors tweeted live critiques of commercials during the Super Bowl. Now that's the meaning of a real-world classroom!
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Georgetown University (Washington, District of Columbia)


Live webcasting of historic speakers that visit campus via Georgetown Live on Ustream, including the first question posed to Afghan President Karzai taken from the Facebook feed of his speech.
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Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)


Brown launched a new channel on the Ivy League Digital Network, providing live and on-demand access to Brown athletic events.
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Emerson College (Boston, Massachusetts)


Emerson is creating a new minor in Digital Media and Culture that will examine the role of social media and digital technologies in transforming society and citizenship. Cutting-edge classes that address a changing world!
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)


The hashtag #VU2017 was first promoted via acceptance letters & newly accepted students used it to share their good news. It continues to be used during Move In Weekend and will be used up to Commencement.
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University of California-Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California)


UCLA jumped 50 spots thanks in part to the live surgery documented via Vine and Instagram. Hashtag #UCLAORLive chronicled the intense brain operation.
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire)


From a cappella to machine shop, Dartmouth is full of social media champs!
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Texas A & M University (College Station, Texas)


This social media powerhouse leveraged all channels and won an online voting contest that brought ESPN College Game Day to film a commercial on campus. Watch the Texas A&M Midnight Yell.
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