Beware: Your Social Media Activity Can Cost You Your Scholarship


Check out this link from a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article.  It's already well known that companies monitor applicants' social media activity as part of their background checks, and have have dismissed prospective and current employees for their dodgy activities on social media sites.  You should also know by now that universities and scholarship boards do likewise to prospective students.  You should assume that nothing is private and use discretion when posting online social media content that may portray you in a negative light.