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Sweet Acceptance: Target Warms Hearts With College Admission Clips

Here's one of the more compelling YouTube montage ads we've seen. Target and Deutsch LA string together clips of college applicants' reactions to the news they’ve been accepted. It's a simple concept illustrated well with powerful, heart-warming moments. As the copy pretty well sums up: "Every kid deserves this moment. Great schools can get them here." The collegiate focus works well for Target, and not just because the retailer is known for its abundant stock of school supplies and dorm decor.
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Oxford, Cambridge, Sweden, Singapore, and Canada (from the comments)

Academics / Political Science : Marginal Revolution (16 hours ago)

Here’s the data on Swedes at Oxford. The average acceptance rate for EU applicants was 9.2%. For Swedish applicants it was 3.2%. For 2013, both Oxford and Cambridge accepted 140 students from Singapore, a country of 3.3 million citi... Read Post

Karen Stabiner: The College Insider: Admissions Freakout Countdown #5: The Application Essay - Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

News : Huffington Post (5 years ago)

No one is going to accept a college applicant who writes like a dream about a topic no other applicant thought of if the kid's test scores, GPA, and course profile aren't competitive. Read Post

Viral Vid: Best College Acceptance

News : The Daily Beast (10 months ago)

Noah has Down Syndrome. But that didn’t stop him from getting accepted to Edgewood College. And when he reads his admission letter, his jubilant reaction is priceless. Read Post

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