The Answer Sheet: apps


Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 11/14/2010

Be careful of 'snap apps' in college admissions

If your home life revolves around the college application process at the moment or will someday, you should know about “snap apps” to avoid being fooled.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:34 AM ET, 11/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions | Tags:  college admissions, college applications, getting into college, snap apps, vip applications

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Poll: Kids say their friends share too much online

A new poll of teens and parents reveals that 92 percent of parents are concerned that their children share too much personal information online, and 79 percent of kids think their friends do too.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Research | Tags:  apps, common sense media, contests on line, facebook, opt out buttons, opt-out, privacy, privacy online, privacy settings, social media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Getting started on 2010-11 college applications

Any high school junior who wants to get a head start on college applications now can look at a preview of the entire 2010-11 Common Application.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions | Tags:  college admissions, college applications, common application, common apps