2 huge ways Facebook helps college-bound

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Parents, there is an upside to your college-bound kids using Facebook, Twitter and  microblogs. A recent study shows it’s good practice for making spontaneous and memorable remarks. This skill will come in handy when students are called on to write college essays.

It’s nice to know that a recreational activity can help prepare students for a specific part of college prep.

Turns out it’s the easy, breezy style of natural human speech that makes the difference in helping people remember. For college-bound teens, the audience that counts is college admission test graders and college admission officers. This is a group ready to find a piece that stands out from the crowd.

Using a casual voice honed from microblogging’s spontaneity, students may be able to write a memorable college essay.

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