Teens' Facebook Profiles Affecting College Admissions
Jim LiebeltJim is Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998. He has served over the years as a pastor, author, youth ministry trainer, adjunct college instructor and speaker. Jim’s culture blog and parenting articles appear on HomeWord.com. Jim is a contributing author of culture and parenting articles to Crosswalk.com. Jim and his wife Jenny live in Olympia, WA.
- 2011 Apr 19
How are teens' social media habits affecting college admissions? Apparently a lot. Especially when it comes to their Facebook profiles.
According to schools.com’s infographic (data based on Kaplan and Cappex.com), 80 percent of America’s top colleges use social media in their recruiting process. In particular, Facebook.