Catherine Leffert reports:
A popular software startup that Syracuse University could soon use, designed to connect college students to jobs at companies, is raising concerns about its use of students’ private information, including grade-point averages.
The startup, called Handshake, has been increasing in popularity after its founding three years ago. It has so far connected more than 120,000 employers with more than 3.5 million students, according to its website. Inside Higher Ed reported on March 30 that it has found students who do not remember posting their GPAs, let alone creating an account for the database.
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