Rachel Steibing 7:13 AM, Jan 27, 2017 3 hours ago

SATs are in play, so is a potential college student's list of extracurriculars. But should their social media activity be part of the college admissions process?

Too late, because it already is.

A study by Kaplan Test Prep says 40% of colleges and universities check such accounts and they predict the number will grow.

Boelter & Lincoln social media expert Katie Klein joined Wisconsin's Morning News with some tips of what teens should and shouldn't be posting. 

“They’re looking for images, comments, and contributions to forums that demonstrate violence or inappropriate behavior, potential drug or alcohol problems, anything that demonstrates racism," says Klein. "Those are key areas that children should just stay away from if they’re thinking about going to college.”

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