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Are college admissions officers on social media?

Hey everyone! I'm a high school junior, and I've heard rumors that college admissions officers might look at applicants' social media profiles. Is this true, and should I be concerned about what I post online? I'd really appreciate any input. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hello! I can understand why you might be concerned about this. While not all college admissions officers check social media profiles, there have been instances where they have looked at applicants' online presence. It's not a widespread practice, but it's definitely something to be aware of. My advice would be to make sure your social media profiles are set to private if you're sharing personal information or anything you wouldn't want a potential college to see. Additionally, consider what you post and how it might be perceived by others, including college admissions officers. It's always better to be safe than sorry! Remember, your online presence can give a glimpse into your personality and character, and you want to present the best version of yourself. Lastly, don't stress too much about it – focus on your academics, extracurricular activities, and other aspects of your college application that you have more control over. Good luck with your college application journey!

9 months ago

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