WSJ On Campus: Can What You Post on Facebook Affect College Admission?

Since so many teenagers are active on social media sites such as Facebook and MySpace, an issue of concern now being raised is how this type of activity may affect a college's consideration of a student for admission. Recently a panel of admissions officers from some of the nation's highest ranked colleges discussed this issue.

Click here to watch a discussion on the Wall Street Journal's "On Campus" website concerning how Facebook, and other social media, postings are being treated by college admissions offices. For both students and parents, the discussion will provide some valuable insight into what admission offices think about such postings and how you can prevent this type of activity from affecting your or your child's chances of admission to college.

Posted in Educational Reference, College Admissions

A+ Test Prep & Tutoring Blog

College Prep Tips, Study Hints, & Education News for the Parents and Students in the Philadelphia Area

Sign up to receive weekly article updates.


Improve your odds of a better SAT or ACT score today! Find out more about our test prep and skill builder programs.

Test Prep Programs

Skill Builder Programs

Free Tip Sheets

To reserve your personal tutor, contact us today!


RSS Feed

Subscribe to our RSS feed here.

Popular Articles

sat test tip sheet

Click to Download 30 ACT Tips from A+ Tutors