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Seniors change their username on Facebook to avoid being found by colleges

Jasmine Lee and Iman Malik

As the college application process begins, many seniors decide to change their Facebook names. Some switched last names with students in their friend group, while others changed both their first and last names to avoid being discovered by college admissions officers. However, no matter the purpose, changing names during the last year of high school is an established tradition that seniors partake in. Check out these students’ reasons for changing their Facebook names.