Social Media Articles

How to Look for Colleges Using Social Media

By John Incantalupo For This time of year a lot of you soon-to-be high school juniors and seniors might just be getting your feet wet in the college search process. But with so many institutions, how do you cut it down to a reasonable number of schools to visit and apply to? How do […]

Johns Hopkins Outranks Harvard on New Top Social Media Colleges List

By Dean Tsouvalas Editor-in-Chief The latest StudentAdvisor Top 100 Social Media Colleges list features 17 newcomers, 44 climbers and several schools taking a hit in the rankings after a March Madness boost from the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The latest rankings, which cover April 2011, show that the end of the semester has curbed a substantial amount of […]

Top 100 Social Media Colleges: University of Notre Dame

By Sam Coren Saff Around the world the University of Notre Dame community is known as The Fighting Irish, but these days you might as well call them The Blogging Irish. At this Top 100 Social Media College the school invites faculty and students to participate in its university sponsored blog network and provides […]

Top 100 Social Media Colleges: Carnegie Mellon University

By Sam Coren Staff Take a glance at the bio section on the official Twitter page of Carnegie Mellon University and you’ll immediately understand the secret to their success in social media: “Researchers, students and alumni do the hard work. We just get to talk about it.” There’s certainly no shortage of remarkable events […]

Top 100 Social Media Colleges: United States Military Academy at West Point

By Sam Coren Staff Founded in 1802, The United States Military Academy at West Point has gained a reputation for being one of the toughest educational institutions in the world to get into. And why shouldn’t they be selective? They’re responsible for training America’s top military officers. Affectionately known as “The Long Grey Line”, West […]

Top 100 Social Media Colleges: Johns Hopkins University

By Sam Coren Staff When your school has 34 Nobel laureates and counting, you wouldn’t expect it to be lacking in the innovation department. For Johns Hopkins University, social media is just another space for them to revolutionize. This much acclaimed private university in Baltimore, Maryland is often credited for making great strides in pioneering both the […]

Top 100 Social Media Colleges: Harvard University

By Sam Coren Staff When people think “social media” and “college” chances are Facebook is the first thing that comes to mind. Despite never graduating, Mark Zuckerberg can go to sleep knowing his ex-school secured a safe spot at the top of StudentAdvisor’s Top 100 Social Media Colleges. With its brick column gates, prestigious […]

StudentAdvisor Unveils the Top 100 Social Media Colleges

By Dean Tsouvalas Editor-in-Chief Did you say social media? Top 100 Colleges? Can you say, “Who ARE the Top 100 Social Media Colleges?” Today we’re thrilled to announced the inaugural list of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges – some of the results may surprise you! So you may be wondering how on earth we came […]

This Week in College News: UChicago Students Hookup and Facebook App Predicts Acceptance

By Sam Coren Staff Technology continues to change the everyday lives of students. For those of you who are out of school already you don’t have to worry about things like campus hookup sites or relying on a Facebook app to tell you what school you’ll get into. But is too much information a […]

5 Steps to Protect Your Facebook Profile During College Applications

By Sam Coren Staff As social media becomes more prevalent in almost every aspect of our lives it’s changing the way college admissions offices view applicants. A Harvard admissions interviewer confessed she will occasionally run a quick Google search on applicants to see what’s publicly available, such as Facebook photos and Twitter updates. Sometimes […]

How to Use Social Media to Help Get Accepted to College [UPDATED]

By Dean Tsouvalas Editor On February 21st, StudentAdvisor’s Editor-in-Chief, Dean Tsouvalas, was a guest on Fox 25 Boston’s Morning News program and discussed social media in the college admissions process. Not sure how social media influences your college acceptance? Have no fear, Dean’s got you covered with some great tips on how to make […]