Facebook and College Admissions

Brad M. Griffin | Apr 19, 2011

More than ever before, college admissions officers are figuring social media profiles into admissions decisions. Most prospective students—and often their parents—have little idea of the impact of their Facebook life on their future college career.

The below infographic puts some fascinating statistics into pictures worth discussing with high school juniors and seniors you know.

Reading students like an open facebook, or how social media is reshaping college admissions
Courtesy of: Schools.com

Brad M. Griffin

Brad M. Griffin is the Senior Director of Content for the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI), where he develops research-based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, blogger, and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is the coauthor of Faith in an Anxious World, Growing Young, several Sticky Faith books, Every Parent’s Guide to Navigating Our Digital World, and the series Can I Ask That?: 8 Hard Questions about God and Faith. Brad and his family live in Southern California.


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