Colleges are getting into this Web 2.0 thing. And they should. Many students are now using social media to research colleges to see where they may want to spend the next four years of their lives. Research is good. The blog Mashable has a post about 10 ways you can use social media to find your next college. Click the link for details http://bit.ly/yVtwq.
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