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We are redesigning the Pepperdine School of Law website. We are in the discovery phase. I am looking for input as to what content law students are consuming at your sites. What excites them? What bores them? What successes or failures have you had in reaching them? What Social Networking tools are you using?

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Hi Jared - we're going through the same at Saint Louis University and the marketing and dean of faculty have came up with a plan to design our public site to market primarily to prospective students. As for current students, all the academic info is being done internally.

I'm pushing for a social networking site for current/admitted students to connect and have Q&A, that would eventually lead to alumni being on the site when they graduate for the job networking. Think a ning site would be perfect but some deans are concerned that it would become a "bash the prof" site.

We'll see what happens.

What CMS are you using?
Thanks for your reply.

We are using OmniUpdate for CMS.

I think we are definitely in need of a social networking aspect. At the moment I am getting pretty saturated on ning, belonging to 4 separate ning accounts now, but I am not ruling it out as a possibility. Let me know how that goes.

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