Sunday Shoutout: Social Assurity on Social Media Myths

megaphones #sundayshoutout on social media myths

What are the social media myths when it comes to getting into college or getting hired once you’re out of college?

The short answer is “yes” and the folks at Social Assurity have addressed four social media myths regarding college and jobs that you may want to read.

Because we value their commitment to helping students come to terms with the realities regarding the importance of an online presence, we’re giving Social Assurity our first #SUNDAYSHOUTOUT for this article:




As members of the college class of 2020 are in the midst of application “hell” and those set to graduate college as the class of 2016 are stressing about life after college (i.e. jobs), it is time to take a closer look at social media’s actual role in both endeavors.

Myth #1: My Social Media Can Do Nothing But Hurt My Chances

Yes, we get it. Social media is fun. Social media is a way to let off steam, share experiences, clown around with friends, and… [READ MORE at Social Assurity]


Social Assurity (@socialassurity) is one a frequent participant in #CampusChat and one of the many higher education blogs for the college-bound that we follow.




Z. Kelly Queijo

Author: Z. Kelly Queijo

Kelly is founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting. When she's not creating content for the blog or clients, tweeting, or hosting #CampusChat, she's planning her next mobile move.

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