While some universities will have a stronger social media presence than others, many universities a doing smart, innovative, and interesting things via social media to reach out to students. While social media platforms such as those mentioned previously and others such as Facebook, can give you a sense of what life would be like as a student at a particular college, don’t forget to check out the colleges own website. College websites are still the best source of information on academics, cost, admission deadlines, and news and events.
YouTube can also be a great source of information about the college you’re considering. Many colleges produce their own YouTube videos that can be not only informative but also entertaining.
Overall, taking advantage of the various social media platforms available to you can give you the opportunity to connect with the college community and help you become better informed before you make a final college admission decision.