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iDrive Agent | Join the Movement: Promote Kindness, Tolerance & Respect Online

iDrive Agent | Join the Movement: Promote Kindness, Tolerance & Respect Online If technology can be used to create turmoil, then the same technologies can be used to promote tolerance and respect for people from all walks of life. iDrive Agents can make a positive impact by showing kindness, tolerance and respect for diversity. Share your demonstrations of Kindness and Tolerance on social media throughout the month of November. Your real-world actions serves to cultivate a positive online culture and inspires others to do the same. Here is a bit of background information on these observance days along with some

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Featured Article | A Pothole in Your Pathway: Social Media Privacy Pointers

Featured Article | A Pothole in Your Pathway: Social Media Privacy Pointers If you share personal information on your accounts, consider setting your account to private. Technology settings have workarounds, and your account can be hacked using phishing scams and other social engineering techniques. You expose personal information to unknown others online by accepting friend or follower requests from people you don’t know in person, or by inadvertently connecting to an imposter account. (You know–that unofficial celebrity Twitter account that readily accepted your follower request, followed back and is now sending you messages and comments?) Have you ever heard of

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How to Be a Social Media Champion – Amplify Your Voice

How to Be a Social Media Champion – Amplify Your Voice We, at iDrive, understand that everyone can make a difference, and social media is a great way to get started as a changemaker. Are you already on social media? Start by following iDrive on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Like and comment to show support for iDrive campaigns. Help make the movement to go viral. Share posts with the followers that you’ve already established in your social network. Insider Tip: when you share a post with your friends, write your own personalized message. Your followers will be more likely to

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College Ready: What You Need to Know – Academic Grades

College Ready: What You Need to Know – Academic Grades How are colleges using academic records to reach their decisions? Your GPA is one of those “hard factors” that colleges consider; grades and course enrollment. Four year universities often prefer that you have at least a GPA of 3.0 or B average. For some, this means hard work whereas for others, this is a relief. Of course, high grades are often equated with entrance into prestigious universities and success in higher education. High school students in honors and AP programs earn as much as 5 points on the 4 point

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College Ready: What You Need to Know – Essays and Extracurriculars

College Ready: What You Need to Know – Essays and Extracurriculars During the school year, teachers often assign essays–to the dread of many an English Language Arts student. Understatement alert! During college application season, writing skills really come in handy. College and scholarship essay prompts may ask you to “discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart” or to “describe a struggle that you overcame, and how you grew as a result” (Hadad, 2009). The point of the essay is for you to stand out from the ocean of essays written by thousands of other applicants. Before you

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College Ready: What You Need to Know – Social Media & College Admission

College Ready: What You Need to Know – Social Media & College Admission Admissions officers looking beyond test scores, GPA and extracurriculars when they turn to the Web and social media to get a more detailed portrait of you. Keep in mind that social media profiles and Web search results may reveal evidence that either ensures or sabotages your acceptance into college. Imagine spending years preparing for SATs or ACTs, getting high grades in honors classes, spending the bulk of your free time participating in extracurriculars, and pouring yourself into researching and applying for scholarships and colleges only to be

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How to Be a Social Media Champion – Gain Visibility on Instagram

How to Be a Social Media Champion – Gain Visibility on Instagram Are you already on Instagram? Follow iDrive on Instagram @idrive_live to keep in the loop with current events, discoveries and issues related to life in our digital generation. Although you may not feel like you are doing much when you like and comment on posts, these actions are great ways to show support of the iDrive movement. Every interaction with iDrive social media content makes the post more visible to others. Sharing iDrive posts with friends through DM (Direct Message) is even more powerful! Send the campaign posts

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How to Be a Social Media Champion – Expand the Facebook Community

How to Be a Social Media Champion – Expand the Facebook Community Facebook is the easiest place to help the iDrive movement grow. By liking, commenting and sharing iDrive posts about topics you are interest in or that relate to your cause, you show support and raise awareness of the issues that matter to you. Make an even bigger impact by inviting your friends to join the iDrive movement.You can easily request everyone ages 13-18 on your Facebook friends list to join the iDrive community on Facebook with the click of a button! Here’s how to invite friends to like

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How to Be a Social Media Champion – Going Viral on Twitter

How to Be a Social Media Champion – Going Viral on Twitter Twitter is an amazing place to start a conversation. Why? Because it’s so easy to get a response and gain followers! First, follow @idrive_live. Then reply, retweet and mention @idrive_live to stay in the conversation and spread the iDrive movement! Reply to @idrive_live tweets about current events adding your own thoughts. Retweet @idrive_live on your own Twitter feed. Mention @idrive_live in relevant Twitter conversations. iDrive uses Twitter to take polls and to share the latest current events. The iDrive Student Advisory Board will also use Twitter to ask

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