Are You Ready To Be Googled? 5 Tips For Maintaining Your Online Reputation

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Students applying to law school and business school face another layer of scrutiny beyond their applications: Some 41 percent of law school admissions counselors and 27 percent of their business school counterparts admit to running applicants' names through Google to see what photos and information turns up.

This screening practice isn't limited to graduate school, however, about one in five college admissions officers and many employers also use search engines to see what they can glean about applicants.