More college applications rejected due to Facebook activity - FOX 32 News Chicago

More college applications rejected due to Facebook activity

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

More and more colleges are rejecting applications because of questionable activity on Facebook.

Kaplan Test Prep surveyed college admissions officers and found that last year, 12 percent of admissions officers said they found something that negatively impacted the applicant's chances of getting admitted.

This year that number nearly tripled to 35 percent.

Experts said more and more kids are using Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter as well, which is spreading their online footprint.

Lots of those posts show up in Google searches too. Be careful, kids!

Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices