Hood College: Freshman orientation and an iPad

As part of a pilot program, Hood College will provide an iPad 2 to each incoming freshman—about 311 students.

Without an iPad, Karly Reigel, an incoming freshman at Hood College in Frederick, Md., might have been studying elementary and special education elsewhere.

“I had already liked Hood, and when I heard they were giving away iPads I was like, ‘I’m definitely coming here,'” Reigel said.

The Reading, Pa., native joined 106 other first-year students on campus June 13 at the first of the college’s three summer orientations.…Read More