Students and Digital Dirt

According to a new survey by Kaplan, as reported in Inside Higher Ed, the number of post-secondary admissions officers who said something they found on Facebook negatively affected an applicant’s chances of admission has increased from 12% to 35% YOY. Sample digital dirt: essay plagiarism, vulgarities in blogs, alcohol consumption in photographs and “illegal activities.” Ouch!

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Professor, blogger, trendwatcher. I share research & news about digital culture & commerce on Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter.


  1. Stephen Yang says:

    Students and Digital Dirt Admissions Officers Practice Digital Digging on college applicants #edtech

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