A recent survey by Kaplan Test Prep found that admissions officials at the nation’s law schools frequently look online for information about law school applicants.
According to an article in the National Law Journal, 41% of admissions officers said they had researched an applicant using a search engine, while 37% said they had looked up an applicant on Facebook or another social networking site.
Many of those looking online discover content that is damaging to applicants. Nearly a third of admissions officers who researched an applicant online - 32% - said they discovered something that negatively impacted an applicant’s admissions chances.
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