SPOTLIGHT: Cornell Admissions’ Student Blogs

The use of first-person student blogs on admissions websites isn’t new, but Cornell University has given broad latitude to its student bloggers to share their uncensored experiences.  From the blog landing page, one has links to student blogs on independent platforms including Tumblr, Instagram, WordPress, and others.  It’s a refreshing take on student admissions blogs that break out of the usual university template.

Untitled

past-spotlightsThis is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting examples of social media efforts by colleges and universities every Monday.  Check out past examples here.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.