Friday, October 02, 2009

M.I.T. Lets Student Bloggers Post Without Censoring - NYTimes.com

Sign of the times

Dozens of colleges — including Amherst, Bates, Carleton, Colby, Vassar, Wellesley and Yale — are embracing student blogs on their Web sites, seeing them as a powerful marketing tool for high school students, who these days are less interested in official messages and statistics than in first-hand narratives and direct interaction with current students.

But so far, none of the blogs match the interactivity and creativity of those of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where they are posted prominently on the admissions homepage, along with hundreds of responses from prospective applicants — all unedited. 

M.I.T. Lets Student Bloggers Post Without Censoring - NYTimes.com

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