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Pledge Your #Collegiance

MARCH 15 - MAY 15, 2018
3 Ways to Enter • 10 Winners • $5,000 Grand Prize

How to Pledge

Method #1 - Instagram


Announce your college decision on Instagram in a video, Boomerang, or photo.

Method #2 - #Tag


Enter to win by tagging your post with #Collegiance by May 15. Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, and South Carolina seniors can also enter our state contests by including the following hashtags:

Method #3 - Win


The 10 most creative entries win cash prizes, including $5K for the best video. Winners of the Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, and South Carolina contests will win $500 each.



Prize Level 1

Best Video (Grand Prize): $5,000

Runner-up Video:$2,500

Prize Level 2

Best Boomerang:$1,250

Best Photo:$750

Prize Level 3

Finalists (6): $500 each

Pledging 101:
The Basics of Collegiance

1. Who can pledge?

Only current high school seniors in the U.S. who will be attending a 2- or 4-year U.S. college or university in 2018 are eligible to win.

2. The standard legal stuff.

Any music, images, or footage included in your video must be original. You may not use any materials published by a third party that might infringe on third-party rights.

3. Don't be a jerk.

Your video must be suitable for public viewing—it must not contain any pornography, nudity, or sexually explicit imagery; obscene, hateful, demeaning offensive, or abusive imagery or language; harassing, disparaging, or defamatory content; or any other type of indecent content that portrays or encourages illegal activity.

Making Your Decision

You got accepted—now what?

You've received several college admission offers. Now comes the hard part: Which one do you choose? Find out how to make the best decision for you.

What to do if you're wait-listed

Being wait-listed can make you feel like your college dreams are on hold. Here's how you can take charge and increase your chances of getting in.

No acceptance letters? You still have options

Don't panic if you haven't received acceptance letters yet. Find out what steps you can take to get into a college that's right for you.

Preparing for Freshman Year

You made your college choice: what's next?

You have an exciting time ahead. Make sure you're prepared to make the most of it. Use this checklist to ensure a smooth transition to freshman year.

Off-to-college checklist

What will you need as you start your new life on campus? Use this checklist as you shop and pack.

Are You an Educator?

Download our Pledge Kit for ways to celebrate Collegiance at your school.