With more than 60,000 college and university alumni groups being active on LinkedIn, this platform is becoming a valuable resource for college-bound students. Learn from a college admissions counselor about how you can leverage LinkedIn to improve the college admissions process.
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By fostering opening communication with your kids about online safety, you can help protect them online and on social media. Learn from 3 digital safety experts who offers their best tips and tools for keeping kids and teens safe on social media and online.
Today, more and more colleges are relying on technology to find student who are diverse in character, talent, and overall potential. As a college bound teen it’s important to learn how you can create–and share–an online presence that is a positive representation of yourself.
We reached out to 5 college admissions and online reputation experts and asked them how college-bound teens can be proactive with their online presence. Learn how to take initiative with your digital footprint, how to highlight your goals on social and when to refrain from posting.
We reached out to 7 digital-safety experts and parents to get their best advice for teaching students how to be productive during screen time. Learn how to set screen time limits, where to allow devices, how to lead by example and how to teach students time management.
Officer Mike Bires shares his top 3 things parents should know when dealing with the police and potentially criminal acts occurring online. His advice includes how to handle the social media account in question, the best way to work with law enforcement throughout the investigation and more.
Although living in the Age of Information is wonderful, parents must focus on protecting their family’s security and privacy. Here are 5 tips to keep your family safe in the digital world including–how to start a dialog with your teens, how to secure your WI-FI network and more.
As parents and educators, you want to ensure that your students are learning in a safe and respectful school environment. Here are a few campus safety points, from a Veteran School Safety Executive, to keep in mind when striving to build a positive, respective school environment.
We reached out to 3 digital-safety experts for their best advice for teens to build an authentic online reputation. Their tips include how to make a positive impression online, how to judge if something is worth posting and how to reflect a passionate interest online.
These days a student’s social media presence – and the activities that they partake in online – can play a major part in their career. We reached out to experts to asked them for their best advice on building a student resume and online activities that can help students get an interview.
Pokémon GO is an augmented-reality mobile game for iOS and Android devices. While quickly becoming one of the most popular apps of all time, it has raised some safety concerns. Learn how your kids can have fun and still stay safe if they play Pokémon GO.
Social media is becoming a major part of an athlete’s career. Players who focus on building a positive social media reputation are consistently receiving better deals and endorsement opportunities. We reached out to expert, Nic Mayne, for his best social media tips for student athletes looking to jumpstart their career.
Musical.ly is a popular app with teens and tweens that lets users make lip-syncing videos to their favorite songs. We created this Musical.ly Parent App Guide to bring you up to speed on this popular app your student may be using.
If you have a teen or tween, you know the challenges of screen time and giving them unlimited access to the internet via a mobile device. We found several experts to share their best teen mobile phone tips and the benefits of giving your tween a smartphone.
The college years offer amazing opportunities to explore your interests, make contacts and build confidence. Here are top tips to make the most of the people and services available to students in order to maximize their career opportunities.
Everyone knows getting into college is more competitive than ever, and your student’s online presence has become an important factor. Our panelists have great insider tips about what colleges are really looking for and the best ways for students to shine online.
We want our kids to be safe online but don’t always know how to advise them. Our panelists offer concrete tips we can give our kids about online privacy, security and common sense, with an emphasis on sharing real-life examples.
Sports recruitment adds another full dimension to applying to schools. Our panel of insiders explain the importance of preparing and posting high-quality video to highlight your athletic skills, using social media to find out what you need to know about a university’s sports and academic culture, and more.
When it comes to productive screen time for kids, most of them are guilty of getting distracted and off-task on the Internet. In this panel discussion experts share how to find teachable moments, discourage procrastinating and teach positive screen time habits by example.
For today’s students, their online presence is dramatically changing the process of applying for college, internships and jobs. In this panel discussion, experts share their best tactical tips for auditing a student’s online presence.