For most parents, it would be horrifying to find explicit or offensive content on their child’s public page or profile for everyone else to see. A parent wants what’s best for their child, and surely, they want their kids to personify the values they’ve imparted on them.
High school can be an overwhelming experience for your teens. Between school and extracurriculars, it is easy for younger generations to forget about the state of their digital footprint, especially now as summer vacations are beginning. As many of your teens enjoy their time off from school, it is important to remind them to maintain a positive online reputations, especially around the time that the college application process begins.
If you were to Google your child today what would pop up? Would that article they wrote for their school’s newspaper show up? How about that class award they just received? Or would it be that inappropriate photo at last week’s party? Everything they post on the Internet is part of their online DNA. It is their digital trail left behind for the world to access at moment’s notice.
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It is never too late to clean-up your digital footprint or to create a positive digital identity and reputation and the following steps can get you started:
Entering college is the major first step into entering adulthood for many teens. College admissions officers frequently look for a potential applicant’s online presence in making a decision. Here are some ideas your boosting your digital presence in preparation for college.