Facebook Follies

It’s clear to me that many, if not most, high school students don’t understand the limits of privacy online. My philosophy is: “Don’t put anything online that you wouldn’t want featured on American Idol.” A corollary to my online privacy mantra might also be “Don’t put anything online that you wouldn’t want the admissions offices…

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Applicant Profiling

High school students often have difficulty putting their best foot forward.  Sometimes this is a matter of modesty.  Sometimes it’s a matter of low self-esteem.  When it comes to applying to college, hold back nothing. A while back, there was a Canon camera commercial that noted “Image is everything.”  In the world of college admissions,…

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