Needham, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013- CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website for connecting students with colleges, invites students from countries in South America to CollegeWeekLive LATIN AMERICAN STUDENTS DAY, a complimentary event to be held live online Thursday September 12th from 10 AM and 8 PM EDT. The event provides students that are hoping to attend college an opportunity to learn more about higher education in the United States and beyond.
A college degree brings the power to make career choices and earn more money. Students and their families can learn about college admissions, financial aid, test prep, and more at this event, and more importantly, chat live with 80 colleges that they might not normally get a chance to visit in person. If a student visits with three or more universities during this complimentary virtual event, they will be automatically entered into a drawing for a $1,000.00 CollegeWeekLive scholarship.
The schedule of live interactive video presentations include:
10 AM EDT, "Cómo Elegir la Mejor Opción Universitaria en Estados Unidos" (Presentation will be in Spanish: "Choosing a College/University That's Right for You", Gonzalo Claure, Educational Advisor, EducationUSA Bolivia
10 AM EDT, "University of Rochester Video Chat"
11 AM EDT, "Mayville State Video Chat"
11 AM EDT, "More Opportunities for Success with the GRE ® Revised General Test", Matthew Kadlubowski, Associate Director, Global Client Relations, Educational Testing Service (ETS)
12 PM EDT, "University of Kansas Video Chat"
1 PM EDT, "LASPAU: Scholarship Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean", Angelica Natera, Deputy Director, Amy Whitish-Temple, Program Development Officer, Glaucia Ribeiro, Program Communications Coordinator, LASPAU, affiliated with Harvard University
2 PM EDT, "The TOEFL® Test: Your Passport to Study Abroad", Michelle Hampton, Associate Director - TOEFL Client Relations, Educational Testing Service (ETS)
3 PM EDT, "The College Essay", Florencia Bellittieri, Educational Advisor, Advising Center Rosario, EducationUSA Argentina
4 PM EDT, "Your Five Steps to U.S. Study", Kelly Villanueva Educational Advisor, EducationUSA Peru
4 PM EDT, "Winthrop University Video Chat"
5 PM EDT, "Explaining the U.S. Higher Education System", Ruby Simms Senior Education Adviser, Advising Center Rosario, EducationUSA Argentina, Advising Center Rosario
6 PM EDT, "University of California, Davis Video Chat"
Participating colleges include:
Alliant International University
Ave Maria University
Boston Architectural College
California State University, Los Angeles
Central Connecticut State University
Clayton State University
Columbia College Hollywood
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
Grand View University
Hellenic American University
Illinois Institute of Technology
John Cabot University
Johnson & Wales University
Mayville State University
Miami Dade College
Miami University of Ohio
Middle Georgia State College
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
Mount Saint Mary College
New Mexico State University
Nova Southeastern University
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Oregon State University
Penn State Greater Allegheny
Platt College San Diego Digital Media Design
Purdue University-Calumet Campus
Santa Fe College
Texas Tech University
The American University of Rome
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The University of Kansas
Universidad de Monterrey
University of Akron
University of Arizona
University of Bridgeport
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Florida
University of Idaho
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Melbourne
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of New Haven
University of New South Wales, Sydney
University of Reading
University of Rochester
University of San Diego
University of Texas at Brownsville
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Vermont
University of Warwick
University of Washington, Seattle
University of West Georgia
University of West London
University of Wisconsin, Stout
To register at no cost, visit CollegeWeekLive. If you have questions, please contact Support(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)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.