Tag: admissions

Podcast: Social media and college admissions

Posted on August 27th, 2014

How should you choose a college?

Do colleges follow prospective students on social media?

How does social media affect college admissions?

In the podcast below, productivity expert Erik Fisher speaks with Higher Scores Test Prep and answers these questions and more.

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The most popular safety school in every state

Posted on April 9th, 2014

‘Safety schools,’ or colleges considered back-ups to students’ top choices, get a bad rap.

But as many students have found, attending a college that isn’t your first choice can be a great way to save money and avoid student loan debt.

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Beware: your tweets could prevent you from getting into college

Posted on November 13th, 2013

As much as we’d like to think our social media profiles are our own private broadcast forums and we can say what we want with no repercussions, it isn’t true in today’s world. Unfortunately, when it comes to college admissions, it seems free speech doesn’t apply.

College admissions officers are increasingly checking prospective students’ social media profiles and factoring these into the admissions process.

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