Free Online College Fair at www.CollegeWeekLive.com May 18th Includes Participation by Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and US Department of Education Federal Student Financial Aid Office
Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 20, 2010 -- CollegeWeekLive, the leading platform for online admissions events, today announced CollegeWeekLive TEXAS DAY, an admissions event promoting higher education opportunities in Texas.
The event, to be held on Thursday, May 18th 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM CST at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, will showcase Texas colleges and universities to college-bound teens from across the United States and around the world. Students attending will be able to meet live with admissions representatives from these colleges and universities:
Le Tourneau University
Sam Houston State University
Texas A & M University
Texas Chiropractic College
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
University of Houston - Victoria
University of Houston – University Park
University of North Texas
University of Texas
University of Texas - Brownsville
“CollegeWeekLive enables us to connect with students considering post-secondary options and provide them with an opportunity take a closer look at Texas for their college education,” said Jeff Fuller, Director of Student Recruitment at the University of Houston.
Participating colleges will be presenting as part of the agenda.
Attendees can interact live with students currently enrolled at colleges across Texas and can watch live keynote presentations from admissions leaders on topics such as “the college application process” and “how to pay for a college in today’s economy.”
For example, Alma Martinez, a parent of a student from Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas led a discussion offering “Advice for Parents” (Consejos Par Los Padres) at a recent CollegeWeekLive event.
CollegeWeekLive partners such as the US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Office, HP Academy, Sallie Mae and the Hispanic Colleges and Universities Association (HACU) will be participating.
CollegeWeekLive provides students that might not normally have an opportunity to attend a college fair or visit a college campus the opportunity to chat live with admissions representatives and explore higher education.
CollegeWeekLive has been featured in national and major market media, such as ABC, Fox, CBS, and NBC television news affiliates, the Houston Chronicle, the New York Times and USA Today. Colleges and universities in Texas are eligible to take advantage of special CollegeWeekLive membership pricing through APRIL 30, 2010. Interested admissions representatives can contact Lindsey Meyl at 617.938.6025, or lmeyl (at) CollegeWeekLive (dot) com. Students or parents interested in attending CollegeWeekLive TEXAS DAY should visit CollegeWeekLive.com to register for free.
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