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Morning North | Jan 17, 2013 | 8:08

Laurentian U uses flash mob competition to attract students

Laurentian University is using an unconventional method to try and encourage high school students to enroll. It held a flash mob competition promising $10 thousand to go toward the winning entry's school prom. We spoke about it with Justin Lemieux, LU's director of recruitment.

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