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The New York Times | 11.05.16

New Item on the College Admission Checklist: LinkedIn Profile

Natasha Singer

D&S affiliate Natasha Singer profiles how high school students are encouraged to develop their social media personas for college admissions – particularly Linkedin.

Now some social media experts are advising high school seniors to go even further. They are coaching students to take control of their online personas — by creating elaborate profiles on LinkedIn, the professional network, and bringing them to the attention of college admissions officers.


Natasha Singer


11.05.16

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