Does your child know that what they post on social media can have an effect on their college application? Most Universities check applicants social media accounts, and what they find influences their admissions decision. Talk with your child about thinking twice before they post. Could the content possibly haunt them later on, or will it help them stand out and shine amongst their peers?
Learn more about how social media influences admissions decisions in this CBS News article.
Do you really know who your children are chatting with? It's easy to lie about who you are online. Talk to you children about keeping themselves safe by keeping personal information private. Here are some important points to discuss with your children:
Have you ever wondered what in the world your kids are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media applications for? There are so many social media applications out there that it can be hard to keep them all straight! This graphic is a quick way to help you understand what each tool is used for. Remember...it's important to know what your children are posting and viewing on social media!