Research + News | Topic: College
Aug 17, 2021
University Of Alabama Sorority Rush Has Taken Over TikTok. Users Can’t Look Away.
Many of the videos, which in the last week have flooded the feeds of TikTok users across the country, show potential new members — or PNMs, as they are called in the sorority and fraternity community — showing off their outfits for themed events and naming the brand or store each item comes from. Other videos show behind the scenes of how they get ready for the events and, in some cases, attending them. Read the article here.
Nov 25, 2020
Is Online Learning Worth It?
Juggling jobs and remote schoolwork, college students have started to wonder about the value of finishing their education. Read the article here.
Feb 21, 2020
How Colleges Use Kids’ Social Media Feeds
Learn how what you post can hurt — and help — the admissions process. Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2020
Teenagers Don’t Use E-mail – Colleges Do. That’s A Problem During College Admissions Season
Email is not the default for most teenagers, but it remains the primary avenue for colleges to communicate with prospective and current students. Read the article here.
Nov 18, 2019
College Students Say Ditching Their Smartphones For A Week Changed Their Lives
College students went one week without their smartphones. Read the article here.
Mar 28, 2019
What If Instead Of Taking The SAT You Got To Play A Video Game?
L.A.-based startup Imbellus plans to upset the SAT and ACT’s monopoly with a test it says accurately gauges critical thinking. Read the article here.
Aug 27, 2018
Tinder Is Rolling Out A College-Only Service, Tinder U
The functionality is exactly the same as regular Tinder, although the UI looks slightly different: a badge depicting users’ universities will be displayed on their main profile image. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2018
Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever
What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.
Feb 16, 2018
Video Games As Varsity Sports At Some Colleges
Student-athletes compete in online games such as League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone with other teams in the National Association of Collegiate Esports. Read the article here.
Aug 22, 2017
College Grads Have Nothing To Hide From Employers On Social Media
A few even think of their followings as an asset to employers. Read the article here.