Campus Pursuit App Brings The Fun Of Scavenger Hunts To Campus

Campus Pursuit App Brings The Fun Of Scavenger Hunts To Campus

This isn't just another game of hide and seek.

Everyone knows that a benefit of being a college student is receiving lots of free stuff. (After all, how else would universities compensate for tuition that costs an arm and a leg?) Unfortunately, many of us hear of all these opportunities for free giveaways once it’s already too late. There are times when you see your friend walking by with food or some cool new school merchandise, ask where he or she got it, only to hear that they’re all gone or that the giveaway has ended.

Enter Campus Pursuit, an app that lets you win free stuff. The concept is simple: find free prizes hidden throughout your campus via clues on the Campus Pursuit app (available on both iOS and Android). The app pushes notifications directly to all users’ phones alerting them when prizes have been hidden, adding to the competitive nature of it all. Prizes range from snacks, to beverages, to gift cards, to TVs and other electronics.

Campus Pursuit was developed by two Binghamton University students back in 2013. Founders Scott Wisotsky and Shachar Avraham saw that the default method of advertising on college campuses was through student newspapers, which proved to be an ineffective way to reach a demographic that either doesn’t read the paper or consumes the majority of their news online.

In an effort to create a more effective and communicative way for brands to connect with college students, Wisotsky and Avraham launched Campus Pursuit as a cost-effective advertising method for brands. Since their first scavenger hunt in 2014, the company has expanded their business model to include national brands, and will be active at 50 college campuses throughout the U.S. starting in September.

Each campus has a team of Student Brand Ambassadors who are responsible for hiding prizes throughout campus and promoting the app to students on campus. Students from campuses across the U.S. reach out to Campus Pursuit weekly inquiring about launching Campus Pursuit on their campuses.

The app not only gives students free prizes, but also creates a new platform for brand interaction with their target college demographic. In a statement on Campus Pursuit’s website, IMG Live Account Manager Joe Rosen states, “Campus Pursuit is a low effort way to engage directly with students and create a positive memorable experience between the coveted student demographic and our client’s brands.”

Campus Pursuit is currently active on 14 campuses, and here's a list of all the campuses where Campus Pursuit is active. And if you’re feeling super ambitious and want to launch Campus Pursuit on your campus, apply to be a Brand Ambassador here.

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Choosing the caption for your Instagram can be almost as challenging as deciding on a filter. So, if you’re ready to post that Insta, but don’t know what to say, here are 44 lyrics for when you need an Instagram caption.

1. “Be young, be dope, be proud.” - Lana Del Rey, "American"

2. “I can’t really see another squad tryna cross us.” - Drake, "No Tellin’"

3. “Darling I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream.” - Taylor Swift, "Blank Space"

4. “I’m throwin' shade like it’s sunny.” - Nicki Minaj, "Want Some More"

5. “I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn't exist.” - Sia, "Chandelier"

6. “Find me where the wild things are.” - Alessia Cara, "Wild Things"

7. “If I was you, I'd wanna be me too.” - Meghan Trainor, "Me Too"

8. “Sweet like candy to my soul, sweet you rock and sweet you roll.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Crash Into Me"

9. “I swear this life is like the sweetest thing I’ve ever known.” - Drake, "Over"

10. “I hope you never lose your sense of wonder.” - Lee Ann Womack, "I Hope You Dance"

11. “But if you close your eyes, does it almost feel like nothing’s changed at all? - Bastille, "Pompeii"

12. “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” - John Lennon, "Imagine"

13. “You can’t choose what stays and what fades away.” - Florence + The Machine, "No Light, No Light"

14. “She acts like summer and walks like rain.” - Train, "Drops of Jupiter

15. “She’s a good girl, loves her mama. Loves Jesus, and America too.” - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Free Fallin’"

16. “Lights will guide you home, and ignite your bones.” - Coldplay, "Fix You"

17. “Say you’ll remember me.” - Taylor Swift, "Wildest Dreams"

18. I’ve got thick skin and an elastic heart.” - Sia, "Elastic Heart"

19. “Give me the beat boys and free my soul.” - Uncle Kracker, "Drift Away"

20. “One of these days the clocks will stop, and time won’t mean a thing.” - Foo Fighters, "These Days"

21. “Sunshine mixed with a little hurricane.” - Brad Paisley, Perfect Storm

22. “You are the piece of me I wish I didn’t need.” Zedd feat. The Foxes, "Clarity"

23. “Her mind is Tiffany twisted, she’s got the Mercedes bends.” - The Eagles, "Hotel California"

24. “Life imitates art.” - Lana Del Rey, "Gods And Monsters"

25. “Nobody said it was easy, no one said it would be this hard.” - Coldplay, "The Scientist"

26. “You’re gonna keep my soul, it was yours to have long ago.” - State Radio, "Keepsake"

27. “Celebrate we will ‘cause life is short but sweet for certain.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Two Step"

28. “It’s always darkest before the dawn.” - Florence + The Machine, "Shake it Out"

29. “There are many things I’d like to say to you but I don’t know how.” - Oasis, "Wonderwall"

30. “You say you want a revolution, well you know we all wanna change the world.” - The Beatles, "Revolution"

31. “God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy.” Billy Currington, "People Are Crazy"

32. “Well my heart is gold, and my hands are cold.” - Halsey, "Gasoline"

33. “I don’t want to be heard, I want to be listened to.” - Twenty One Pilots, "Forest"

34. “Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” - Mumford and Sons, "Awake My Soul"

35. “I think I need a sunrise, I’m tired of the sunset.” - Augustana, "Boston"

36. “All of these lines across my face tell you the story of who I am.” - Brandi Carlile, "The Story"

37. ‘Ready or not, here I come. Where you at? The night is young.” - Bridgit Mendler, "Ready or Not"

38. “In the land of Gods and Monsters, I was an angel.” - Lana Del Rey, "Gods And Monsters"

39. “Turns out not where, but who you’re with that really matters.” - Dave Matthews Band, "Best Of What’s Around"

40. “Know yourself, know your worth.” - Drake, "0 to 100"

41. “I’m little but I’m coming for the crown.” - Lorde, "Still Sane"

42. “Didn’t they tell you I was a savage?” - Rihanna, "Needed Me"

43. “Hands in the air like we don’t care.” - Miley Cyrus, "We Can’t Stop"

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