What the Admissions Blog is About
Current students from WSU share their stories and perspectives about common interests of potential first-year students. Topics will specifically complement the Admissions journey from interested to enrolled, and posts will also help prepare students for the transition to college.
Posts will generally:
Demonstrate reasons to attend WSU
Quality education with good career outcomes
Fun things to do on campus and in Winona
Convenient living experience on campus
Sense of community and feeling of belonging at WSU
Ways to make WSU affordable
Bring attention to unique opportunities at WSU and in Winona
Address potential fears/barriers to choosing WSU
Guide students through admissions process and transition into their first semester at WSU
Who's the Audience?
Always keep your audience in mind when writing posts.
The main audience for the Admissions Blog is potential new students. Generally speaking, this audience has the following characteristics:
Live Midwest and are considering college after they graduate from high school
May be from large or small high schools/cities, may be from Winona or live several hours away
Many are first-generation students who are unfamiliar with college resources and processes
Some may have previous college experience through PSEO or similar programs
Likely living on campus
Need Help Brainstorming Topics?
Review the general editorial calendar for ideas.