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Ad Specifications 5x8

5″x8″ Insider Digest, Parent and Family Guide or Student Housing Guide

Standard Ad Sizes

The CollegiateParent Insider Digest and Parent and Family Guides are full-color, 5.5″x8.5″ publications. All artwork should be supplied in CMYK at 300dpi. Click the ad size below for further information, samples, and templates.

SPREAD with bleed11.5″x9″
FULL PAGE with bleed

Inside front, Inside back, and back cover

FULL PAGE no bleed5.25″x8.25″
HALF PAGE horizontal4.675″x3.75″
HALF PAGE vertical2.5″x8″
QUARTER PAGE4.675″x1.8125″

Online Business Listing

With the purchase of your ad, you will also receive an online business listing, like the one below, which can be found on the school directory page.

Create your profile


Submit Your Artwork

Please name your artwork files with the business name and the ad size.

  • Acme buys and designs a spread print ad with bleed.
  • The file name would be acme-spreadb.jpg (or .tif or .pdf)

Please upload your artwork and other files to the CollegiateParent upload page. To complete the form on the upload page:

  • Your Email: enter your email address
  • Subject: enter the business name, ad size, school name– acme-spread-missouri-state
  • Enter Message: enter the name of your sales rep– Attn: Bob
  • Select a file: Click the Browse button to find the file you’d like to upload
  • Click the Send It button


If you have any questions, please contact us or call (866) 721-1357.

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