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Topic: College

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Job in Advertising

Prove you can get things done, then ask for more

The advertising industry is ripe with opportunities for new talent. Whether you are graduating from college, worked in a different field or just have a passion for writing, storytelling, technology…

College President Will Buy Your Textbooks for a Year if You Can Beat Him at Madden NFL

He's already talking trash

If you've ever seen a movie about college, you know that the dean or president or whoever is always the villain, and if you can beat him at his own…

Shatner Negotiates a Role as First Online College Commencement Speaker

Priceline half mocks, half celebrates e-learning

Red alert! William Shatner is back as Priceline's Negotiator, delivering the first "online commencement speech for online universities" in this spot from Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners. "Your diploma isn't just…

College Is a Money-Devouring, Time-Wasting Purgatory in 'Honest' Recruitment Ad

A parody so pointed, it's painful

YouTube star Ryan Higa takes some well-aimed shots at the college experience with this Honest College Ad video. He's a little confused about which college experience he's targeting, though. The name…

Students Design a Better Box, and Millions Watch the Results on YouTube

New packaging idea goes viral

Henry Wang and Chris Curro, students at Cooper Union's Albert Nerken School of Engineering, deliver a Boxing Week viral smash in support of their Rapid Packing Container, a cardboard box…

University of Alberta's Version of Barney Will Devour Your Tender Mammal Flesh

Jurassic George promotes paleobiology program

Jurassic George, a rubbery T-Rex who terrorizes his hapless human sidekicks on a Barney and Friends-type show promoting the University of Alberta's free online paleobiology classes, is a prehistoric hoot. Crafted…

Student Announces New App by Sending Out a Fake Campus Shooting Alert

UNC is not amused

File this one under "unwise ways to announce your startup." UNC student Taylor Robinette recently launched his new social networking app, Bevii, via email blast to his fellow students. Which might…

Red Bull's College Marketing Whiz Strikes Out on His Own

Fights misperception of undergrad audience with a holistic approach

After seven years working for Red Bull, and some two leading North American efforts on the brand’s much vaunted college marketing program, Mike Poznansky is striking out this week to…

Sweet Acceptance: Target Warms Hearts With College Admission Clips

Retailer touts $1 billion education pledge

Here's one of the more compelling YouTube montage ads we've seen. Target and Deutsch LA string together clips of college applicants' reactions to the news they’ve been accepted. It's a…

Brilliant Ad for Technical School Will Teleport You to Hell

Australian comedy duo honor their alma mater

Two former students of Central Institute of Technology, one of Australia's largest training institutes, have created a delightfully disturbing two-minute promotional video that showcases CIT and serves as a cautionary…

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