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Social Assurity is the premier social media education provider for college and career readiness. Your Online Life. Elevated.
Social Assurity is the premier social media education provider for college and career readiness. Your Online Life. Elevated.

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A student who properly uses social media has to be well educated in how social media works, how to use it and some of the positive and negative consequences of that use
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Platforms like Musical.ly, Instagram, YouTube, YouNow, Periscope, and more allow anyone with a phone and internet access to build an audience, and today’s teens are spending more time on their phones than ever. Ninety-four percent of teens access the internet using their phone daily and 71 percent use more than one social media platform
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Contrary to popular belief, social media can actually be used for your benefit when applying to colleges.
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“No amount of (social media) monitoring is going to teach responsibility or judgment.”
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The chances that a student’s social media activities will be scrutinized at some point during the transition from high school to college and then from college to career is closing in on 100%. Social media review is nearly inevitable, so learning how to use it advantageously to create and disperse an authentic, reflective, discoverable, and informative digital presence has become an essential life skill that is rarely taught in schools.
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“Social media as a whole often gets a bad rap. People think there aren’t a lot of positives to it and that it really is detrimental to the development of teenagers. But for me, social media has been instrumental in my success. If you understand how to use social media in a positive way, you can really extract the value that it has. It allows you to communicate with the world and it allows you to build relationships with people who have similar interests as you. It allows me to talk about something I love and am passionate about.”
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A Growing Number of Business Schools Turn to Social Media to Help Them Make Admissions Decisions
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Social media gives teens a chance to present their best selves and college recruiters are noticing. 35% of college admissions officers say they check social media during the admissions process and most report that the review benefited the applicant via +Diana Graber
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Moving forward, you should now get a notification if someone tries to use a photo with your face as their profile picture.
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Another year of early acceptance notifications, another year where the acceptance rates declined.
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