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Earn $1K for Your H.S. with StudyBlue

StudyBlue is hoping to help you, your students, and your entire high school finish off the academic year on a high note.

The high school that has the most students sign up for a free StudyBlue account in the next 14 days will earn $1,000 cash. Not only will your students benefit from the best, free online study tools, but we’ll make a contribution to your school (or your school’s fundraising arm) and you can spend the $1,000 however you choose. Whether you need to buy more books for the library or throw an end-of-year celebration, how you spend the money is up to you and your colleagues.

If your high school has 300 students or 3,000, it can still earn the money. The high school that adds the most NEW students as a percentage of their school enrollment will win the prize. You have until Monday, April 11 (at 11:59PM CDT) for your students to sign up.

We’ll announce the winner on this blog on Tuesday, April 12th.

Again, the high school with the largest percentage of new users will earn the $1,000. And to qualify to win your school needs to get at least 50 new students. For example, if High School A has an enrollment of 1,000 and adds 100 NEW students during the promotion period, that is a new-user percentage of 10%. If High School B has an enrollment of 800 students and also adds 100 new students, that’s a new-user percentage increase of 12.5%. High School B would beat High School A, even though both schools added the same amount of NEW students during the promotion period. High School B added more new students as a % of their school’s total enrollment.

Starting later this week, we’ll post a leaderboard of the top schools; this leaderboard will appear in the “comments” section of this blog post, and we’ll update it periodically until the end of the promotion period. So you can see where your school stacks up in the race to finish first.

The StudyBlue team is looking forward to helping your students study better this Spring. Invite your students to www.studyblue.com to get signed up today. View official rules at http://www.studyblue.com/about/legal/increase-studying-promotion/

Promotion Highlights:

  • The promotion runs from today, Monday, March 28, to Monday, April 11 at 11:59pm (CDT). The winner will be announced on the StudyBlue Blog on Tuesday, April 12.
  • The winning high school will have added the most new students as a percentage of their total enrollment.
  • To qualify to win, a high school must register at least 50 new students.
  • See complete rules at: http://www.studyblue.com/about/legal/increase-studying-promotion/
  • The Class Code makes it easier for students to join your class on StudyBlue:

  • Give your students the StudyBlue class code and when they register for StudyBlue they’ll be able to automatically join your class. With the Class Code, your students won’t need to check their email to register for StudyBlue. After a class is set up, you can find your Class Code in the lower, right-hand corner of your class page.
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    • Matt Messinger

      Greetings!

      Here’s the first leaderboard for the promotion. Again, your schools have until Monday April 11, 2011 to get students signed up for StudyBlue:

      The winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 12 on this blog:

      Current 1st Place: Cass City High School (MI) — 11.9%
      2nd Place: Giles High School (VA)*** — 5.5% (Currently at 35 new students. Needs to get to at least 50 to qualify to win)
      3rd Place: West Bladen High School (NC)*** — 4.8% (currently at 40 new students. Needs to get to at least 50 to qualify to win)

      Good luck! Email matt (at) studyblue (dot) com if you have any questions.

    • Matt Messinger

      Hello again,

      Here’s the latest leaderboard for the promotion. Your schools have until Monday, April 11, 2011 (11:59CDT) to get your students signed up.

      We’ll post another leaderboard on Monday morning, before announcing the winner on Tuesday, 4/12:

      1st Place: Van Meter High School (IA) — 26%
      2nd Place: Cass City High School (MI) — 14%
      3rd Place: Giles High School (VA) — 11%

      Note: GFW High School (MN) is at 17% but has not met the minimum of 50 new students. 44 new students have registered.

      Good luck the rest of the way!! Email matt (at) studyblue (dot) com if you have any questions.

    • Matt Messinger

      Greetings,

      Here’s the last leaderboard we’ll post before the promotion ends. Get your students signed up before Monday, April 11 (11:59 CDT)!

      1st Place: Van Meter H.S. (IA) — 27%
      2nd Place: Cass City H.S. (MI) — 14%
      3rd Place: Giles H.S. (VA) — 11%

      As always, email matt (at) studyblue (dot) come with any questions.

    • Matt Messinger

      We’re pleased to announce the winning H.S.! Van Meter H.S. (IA) got 43% of their student body signed up for StudyBlue, so they’ve earned the $1,000 contribution from StudyBlue!

      Hopefully, Van Meter can get 100% of their students signed up. Thanks to everyone for participating. In the end the students are winning because they have a great, free tool they can use to study better. And that, of course, is the most important thing. As always, email matt (at) studyblue (dot) com with any questions.

      Thanks for using StudyBlue!
      Matt

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