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  1. Sep 2016
    1. perhaps he imagined the audience of his MySpace profile to be his classmates, family, and community—not the college admissions committee

      Social media pages are like forms of entertainment to millenials, of course his target audience were his classmates. However, even with the instant publicity, millenials still crave a sense of privacy online which is a contradiction to the idea of social media. Hiding graphic or questionable images on your social media is a reason to make your profile private.

    2. Why would a student lie to an admissions commit-tee when the committee could easily find the truth online?

      Most college applicants tend to stretch the truth on their resumes as a result of overly competitive process. Getting into a somewhat prestigious school is no longer about having good grades; schools now look for well-rounded individuals.