Communicating with College Students

Social platforms and the way we communicate with others have shaped drastically over the past year (and the past month). For colleges and universities, this means new opportunities to connect with students and to learn about the incoming class in exciting ways.

While planning on-campus visits, attending accepted student days, and roaming residence halls, prospective students are diving into social media to see if their values align with an institution’s culture.

We already did some research on the science behind engaging the modern college student and we found that many institutions are using social media platforms to engage students in unique ways.

Explore new methods to reach students with these communication trends:

Your Thoughts!

How do you engage students via social media in creative ways?

What are some of your secrets to having the best engageable moments online?

In what ways do you feel more or less comfortable striking up a conversation with a student you’ve connected with online?

Tweet us @CheckImHere and share! Thanks for reading.

Kayley Robsham

About the author: Kayley Robsham is the former Community Engagement Manager at Presence, the complete student engagement platform. Learn how we can help get your students involved.

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