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"Social Media Is Fair Game in the Admissions Process"

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More than two-thirds of colleges see applicants' social-media profiles as "fair game" for consideration in the admissions process, according to survey data released last week by Kaplan Test Prep—and 70 percent of students agreed.

But only 29 percent of admissions officers actually look at applicants' social media as part of their process—a drop from 35 percent in 2017 and 40 percent in 2015, according to the findings.

Vol. 37, Issue 28, Page 5

Published in Print: April 25, 2018, as College Admissions
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