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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…

September 10, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

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…

May 22, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT

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…

February 27, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

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…

December 27, 2013, 11:27 AM EST

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…

December 26, 2013, 11:59 AM EST

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…

October 18, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

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…

March 4, 2013, 12:01 AM EST

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…

July 31, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT

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…

February 21, 2012, 8:20 AM EST

Perspective: College Daze When it comes to selling parents on saving for college, there's just one thing you need to do: Freak them out

According to government statistics, the cost of housing, clothing and feeding one child until the age of 18 is just shy of $227,000—not including higher education. And that cost, as…

February 9, 2012, 6:38 AM EST

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