Make it meaningful.
  Merit's simple interface enhances your existing efforts across campus and makes them more meaningful by connecting every student's experience to the Merit network of stakeholders who care about each one of them.  
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Merit Overview
Institutional Merit Page
By leveraging programs and efforts you've already put into practice across your campus, Merit lets your institution tell personal stories of each student's unique experience, at scale. Your institution's Merit page features your college's distinctive opportunities.
Student Merit Pages
A public Merit page for each of your students is a hub for showcasing their campus experience — it's like a résumé you build for them. Your institution updates each student's page with verified achievements and activities that reach thousands of stakeholders.
The Merit Application
Merit's web application lets your institution easily update Merit pages for your students with academic achievements, clubs and activities, work experience, and more. Merit gives you easy-to-understand reports that show you who those updates are reaching.
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Marketing

Communicators across campus can reach a broader audience with stories about student accomplishments when they update student Merit pages with stories they're already writing for other channels, and then see reports about how far and wide they are sending the institution's message.
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Merit has opened our eyes to so many new opportunities to highlight the students, their accomplishments, and their community involvement efforts. We have a limited marketing budget and staff, but Merit has helped SAU get priceless publicity. Thank you Merit!
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Aaron Street
Integrated Marketing & Media Relations
Southern Arkansas University
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Admissions

Merit automatically sends updates you publish to your students' Merit pages back to principals and guidance counselors at their respective high schools. Reinforce to those influencers the success of students they send to your campus, and use Merit's reporting to help your admissions counselors tell more personalized stories about current students during yield season.
I love Merit for my high school visits. It makes it so easy to tell 'real' stories. It's a great resource for recruiting and yielding students!
Kelly Connor
Assistant Director, Admissions
University of Scranton
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Student Life

Update student Merit pages with club memberships and leadership positions to document involvement and show the rich experiences available to students.
Enhance existing parent relations programs by notifying parents when their student's Merit page is updated with accomplishments.
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Career Services

Give every student an advantage by creating a positive online presence for them that's discoverable in search and includes institutionally-verified achievements that showcase their experience.
Promote internship placements to demonstrate experiential learning opportunities available on your campus.
Increase your knowledge rate by seeing internships and jobs your students add to their Merit pages. Invite employers to build their brands by reaching Merit's network with stories of new hires.
The great thing about Merit is that it was set up for me, by Georgia Tech. The experience of college really adds up when you see it in one place. My Merit page is great for advertising myself when applying for jobs.
Jillian Broaddus, Student
Georgia Tech '15
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Academic Affairs

Each student who participates in your distinctive programs — like experiential learning opportunities, residential learning communities, undergraduate research symposia, honors programs — becomes a new way to tell the story of your academic programs and emphasize your institution's role in success. Merit connects these opportunities to an important set of stakeholders to reinforce your institution's impact on every student.
NPC selected Merit as the cornerstone of our efforts to foster better relationships with students, high schools and other key stakeholders through stories focused on our rich programs and student outcomes.
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Jeanne Swarthout, President
Northland Pioneer College
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Media Relations

Turn your existing hometown news program into a content powerhouse by using Merit to connect student stories with thousands of local newspapers across the country. Merit is the most powerful, modern, and sophisticated platform for hometown press release distribution.
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Government Affairs

Merit keeps elected officials informed of the value you're providing by connecting them to stories of students in their districts who are excelling at your institution.
Increase support for funding of key financial aid programs and state appropriations by demonstrating impact.
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If you're an elected official and you're not using Merit, you are missing an awesome tool to congratulate students in your district on a job well done.
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Jimmy Higdon
Kentucky State Senator
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Athletics

Turn your Sports Information Office's existing efforts — game recaps, athlete-of-the-week announcements, and more — into opportunities to connect with each student athlete's hometown sports reporter and high school.
Students' Merit pages showcase their athletic achievements alongside academic and co-curricular success, offering a multi-dimensional picture of what it really means to be a student-athlete.
We're reaching a wider audience with Merit than ever before with stories about student athletes. Merit makes it quick and easy to connect with media.
Geoff Hassard,
Assistant Director of Athletics
SUNY Oneonta
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Make your institution's efforts more meaningful. Connect every student's story with the people who care most about their success.

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