Preparing for College

Facebook, MySpace, and College Apps

Let's all turn on a camera into our private lives! Thinking back to my youth (when dinosaurs roamed the earth), I cringe to think of someone taking candid shots of my fun activities and then posting them at the grocery store or post office. What would that have done to my reputation and public image?

Why then do today's high schoolers think it cool to reveal their escapades to the world at large, not just the Safeway or Pathmark crowd, or those lining up to buy stamps? Are today's youth exhibitionists? Do they have an ongoing desire to out-outrageous their peers?

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