The college acceptance letter, that iconic feel-good document that every university-bound student cherishes, gets a disturbing makeover in a campaign from Goodby Silverstein & Partners and production company Prettybird that broke Saturday with a print ad in the Harvard Crimson.
Creative ads for universities are very rare. Most rate about a D+ (particularly this 2010 campaign for Drake University, whose actual theme, hilariously enough, was "D+"). But now and again, you see a good one. And the latest comes once again from Australia, which seems to specialize in college ads that don't suck.
Looking for a good way to spend the next few minutes? May I recommend … (looks at camera and grins cultishly) … this amazing recruitment video for Monash College?
Students at Brooklyn Law School are chafing after Diesel models in their underwear commandeered the school's library for an ad shoot and rubbed their gross bodies all over the books […]
The beginning of the college-football season gave fans plenty to watch this weekend, but much of the Tuesday-morning quarterbacking seems to be about ESPN's commercial featuring Ole Miss and Admiral […]
Drake University officials are feverishly scrambling to explain why they thought "D+" would be a great theme for a recruitment ad campaign. The D+ is meant to be shorthand for […]
Axe is involved in a brand-appropriate charity: getting people to donate clothes, which of course means taking them off first. Check out this trailer for the Axe Undie Run Challenge. […]
It's good to see Cornell is embracing its most famous son, even if he is a fictional moron. The Office's Andy Bernard, who often extols the merits of a Cornell […]
Maybe it's the awkward pauses, the campy lyrics or the simple fact that it's a musical, but this new Yale University admissions video is 17 minutes of face-blasting awesomeness. It […]
I'm not so sure these billboards by Wax Partnership for SAIT Polytechnic do the Canadian college any favors. "Get a career you'll never want to leave" is the tagline, but […]