Needham, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013- — CollegeWeekLive, the world's largest college fair and admissions event website, invites students to CollegeWeekLive BACK TO SCHOOL, a free event to be held online Thursday August 8th between 2 and 10 PM EDT. The virtual event provides live video presentations, an opportunity to get answers to questions about college, and eligibility for a $2,500 HP Academy scholarship to those who log in and visit virtually with participating colleges. For rising high school seniors, the event offers valuable advice on conquering the college application essay, securing a scholarship and paying for college. For those entering college as freshman, the event offers tips on time management and coping with college stress. For upperclassmen, a presentation on how to transition from campus to career will be presented by Fluent, an event sponsor affiliated with the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA).
CollegeWeekLive BACK TO SCHOOL is designed to answer commonly asked questions that come to mind for high school seniors as well as incoming college freshman who are counting down the days to dorm move-in day. The virtual event offers a chance to prepare and learn through engaging video presentations on topics ranging from finalizing financial aid to dealing with coed anxiety. Students will be able to ask leading authors and experts questions through CollegeWeekLive's unique live event format. Presentations include:
All Times Eastern
2:00 PM "Managing Your Time in College"
Kelci Lucier, Guide to College Life, About.com
3:00 PM "Succeed on the SAT and ACT"
Allan Pulido, Director of Educational Outreach, The Princeton Review
3:00 PM "How to Get the Most Out of Your Internships"
Vivian Giang, Careers Reporter at Business Insider
4:00 PM "From Campus to Career"
Laura Bundrick, VP of University Relations, Fluent
5:00 PM "Conquering the College Admissions Essay"
Alan Gelb, Author, "Conquering the College Admissions Essay"
6:00 PM "Roommate Agreements"
Jessica Tomer, Editor-in-Chief, CollegeXpress
7:00 PM "Secrets to Winning a Scholarship"
Mark Kantrowitz, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Edvisors
8:00 PM "Paying for College"
Reyna Gobel, Author, "How Smart Students Pay for School"
"CollegeWeekLive is unique in its ability to connect college-bound students with need-to-know information and higher education institutions in a live interactive experience," said Robert Rosenbloom, President and CEO of CollegeWeekLive. More than 1.5 million students for registered CollegeWeekLive, and the indispensable college admissions resource has been featured in national and regional media such as ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC television news affiliates, the New York Times and USA Today.
To register at no cost, visit CollegeWeekLive. Mark your calendars now and login on Thursday, August 8th. If you have questions, please contact Support@CollegeWeekLive.com.
CollegeWeekLive is the leading channel where students and colleges meet online. More than 1,500,000 students from 192 countries rely on CollegeWeekLive to help navigate college admission. This live channel provides unprecedented access to expert presentations and enables students to have unscripted conversations with hundreds of colleges. Students turn to CollegeWeekLive to gain insights from current students, admission representatives, and leading experts, whether they are narrowing their choice of schools or making post admission decisions. Through live text and video chats, students, parents and counselors engage directly with colleges at every stage of the enrollment process with CollegeWeekLive.
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