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High-school seniors already fretting about grades and test scores now have another worry, reports the Wall Street Journal: Will their Facebook or MySpace pages count against them in college admissions? A new survey of 500 top colleges found that 10 percent of admissions officers acknowledged looking at social-networking sites to evaluate applicants. Of those colleges making use of the online information, 38 percent said that what they saw "negatively affected" their views of the applicant. Only a quarter of the schools checking the sites said their views were improved, according to the survey by education company Kaplan, a unit of
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