Do colleges check your Internet history?
Colleges are tracking applicants’ browser history, according to new report. If you’re in the process of applying for college, be warned that it isn’t just your grades and extracurricular activities that are being reviewed by schools.
Can school WIFI see your texts?
Text Messages are unlikely, as they are SMS and not sent over WIFI but thru your cell service. Any Web traffic you make while on the schools wifi is most likely monitored and the school would be in their right to do so, and could be traced back to your device if they wanted to very easily.
Do colleges look at what you Google?
A 2015 survey reported by the Chicago Tribune found 67 percent of colleges research their prospective candidates on Google. A 2012 Kaplan Test Prep survey found that more than 25 percent of admissions counselors admitted to looking up applicants’ social media accounts to learn more about them.
Do universities look at your Instagram?
It’s your Instagram – and your Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, and any other social media feeds that colleges can see. And yes, they’re looking. Get answers to the most important questions about what colleges want to see. Should I delete my social media or make it all private?
Do colleges look at your TikTok?
Like anything you put on the internet, it’s possible for college admissions officers to access your TikTok. Checking your TikTok is not a top priority for admissions officers. They’re much more interested in your grades, test scores, essays, extracurricular activities, and recommendations.
Can colleges see private social media?
Inside Higher Ed’s survey last year found that only a minority of colleges have admissions officers routinely check applicants’ social media accounts. The share was larger among private institutions (13 percent) than public institutions (2 percent).
How do colleges look at your social media?
According to a recent Kaplan survey, 68% of admissions officers say that viewing a prospective student’s social media pages is “fair game.” The profiles are public, after all, and reviewing social media can reveal just who that student is.