A growing number of top-ranked U.S. colleges say they are finding
objectionable material online that hurts the chances of prospective
Business school officials and an admission consultant weigh in on what not to do when applying to an M.B.A. program.
About a quarter of admissions officers at the nation's top 500 colleges have used websites such as Facebook and Google to vet applicants, according to an annual Kaplan Test Prep survey. Of those, more than one-third say they have found something that has hurt a student's chance of admission, up from 12% last year.