08 septembre 2013

More Students Turn to Social Media to Inform Their College Search

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/headcount-45.pngBy Beckie Supiano. The share of prospective students who used social-media Web sites to learn about colleges they were considering has more than doubled in the last four years, according to the results of a survey released on Wednesday. Even so, a majority of the students surveyed said they had not used such sites in their college search. Forty-four percent of prospective students surveyed in 2012 said they had used social-media sites to inform their college search, up from 18 percent in 2008. That’s according to a report based on the latest student poll from the Art & Science Group, a higher-education consulting firm. More...

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