A blog for social media communicators at MIT




By Kellen Manning September 9, 2014

The Division of Student Life wanted to figure out a way to reach the incoming freshman class and get them familiar with our communications channels before they arrived on campus. So, we took the idea that we had for our #goodbyeMIT project (leading up to Commencement 2014), which involved following one senior via...

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Quora: How Ashton Kutcher, Joi Ito, and Drew Houston Respond

By Stephanie Hatch Leishman August 16, 2013

Ashton Kutcher and Joi Ito Jobs, the movie about Steve Jobs, hits theaters today. People are wondering how well Ashton Kutcher plays the lead role, and this question showed up on Quora: "How did Ashton Kutcher prepare for his role as Steve Jobs in the new movie Jobs?" Although the question was asked in the third...

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Take Some Tips from the MIT Application Process

By Stephanie Hatch Leishman July 25, 2012

There is a lot of helpful advice on the MIT admissions site about the application process. What MIT is looking for in the essays is founded on principles that can be applied to great social media content. 1. Instead of one long essay, the MIT application asks for short responses and essays.  You'll find that social...

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