Thursday, April 30, 2009

What's said online...stays online

Uh-oh, all you aspiring college applicants—your Facebook posts are being monitored.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling, in a new report, advises that roughly a quarter of U.S. colleges reported doing some research on applicants on social networking sites or through Internet search engines. The study did not specify which colleges followed this practice nor did it say how often scholarships or enrollment offers might hinge on what was found online.

The acknowledgment of this study simply reiterates to all—what you write or post online cannot be retracted. Write and/or post with care…

No comments:

Post a Comment