Social Media Mistakes Can Impact Case for College Admission

While college admissions officers at highly selective colleges don’t review the social media presence of every applicant, they do check out these profiles and feeds on occasion. So when you’re applying to college (or graduate school for that matter), you’d be wise to either delete your social media presence or … 

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Social Media and Admission Decisions

Brian Taylor, Director of Ivy Coach, is featured today on the pages of “The Daily Pennsylvanian,” the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania. In the piece by Caroline Simon entitled “Social media plays increasing role in admissions,” Simon writes about how admissions officers are increasingly turning to social media to … 

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Facebook Photos and College Admission

Allen Grove, writer of the “About.com” blog on college admissions recently posted about fifteen Facebook photos that will make you look good to admissions officers. While we typically enjoy his posts, we happen to think that this post is utterly ridiculous. Citing a 2010 Kaplan survey in which it was … 

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