"Like" Expert Advice on Social Media
Posted 01/16/2015 04:00PM

Just ask Laura Suchoski, social media manager for McKinney Advertising - love it or hate it, social media is here to stay. It is an integral part of our Oldfields students’ lives, and in true Oldfields fashion, we take responsibility for teaching our girls how to navigate this complex world of likes, tweets, posts, and pins.

Laura, a former teammate of Assistant Director of Admission, Caroline Blaum, cut her social media teeth at Duke University where she initiated social media activity for the field hockey team and was voted field hockey’s Athlete of the Decade. Laura went on to work in social media for espnW. She is part of the first generation of teens to grow up with social media, so she has credibility on several levels.

Laura covered a lot of ground in the hour plus presentation, but her main tips for the students included:

Laura’s talk was the catalyst for some interesting discussions amongst our faculty and students, and with nearly 2 billion players in the social media game, it is a conversation that Oldfields will continue to have with our girls as we prepare them for life post OS.