Boston – September 15, 2014 — CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events. Students, parents and counselors are invited to login to CollegeWeekLive to browse information on hundreds of colleges, chat live with admissions officers, video chat with college students, and watch streaming video keynotes on topics such as choosing which colleges to apply to, crafting a college application essay and uncovering scholarship opportunities.
The upcoming schedule of online admissions events includes:
September All Access Virtual College Fair, September 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Feature Presentation: 11:00 a.m., "Finding the Right College for You", Anita Narayan, Education Editor, U.S. News & World Report
First Generation Students Day, September 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET
University of California System Day, October 2, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Univision Virtual College Fair, October 9, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Feature Presentation: 3:00 p.m., "There's Something Special About Being the First", Chelsea Jones, Associate Director of Student Programs, I'm First
Study in Ireland Virtual College Fair, October 16, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
October All Access Virtual College Fair, October 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Feature Presentation: 7:00 p.m., "Secrets to Winning a Scholarship", Mark Kantrowitz, Senior Vice President & Publisher, Edvisors
November All Access Virtual College Fair, November 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Feature Presentation: 4:00 p.m., "What You Need to Know About the ACT Test", Lisa Wolf MS. Ed., Senior Account Manager, ACT
December All Access Virtual College Fair, December 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET
Feature Presentation: 7:00 p.m., "Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day", Elizabeth Wissner-Gross, Author, "What Colleges Don't Tell You"
"We expect more than 400,000 students to use CollegeWeekLive and more than 800,000 'school visits' to take place between now and the end of the year," said Robert Rosenbloom, President and CEO of CollegeWeekLive. "Students from all 50 states and 192 countries will be using CollegeWeekLive to research and connect directly with colleges." Examples of participating colleges include:
|Bentley University||United States Naval Academy|
|California State University, Channel Islands||University of British Columbia|
|CUNY, College of Staten Island||University of California, Berkeley|
|Design Institute of San Diego||University of California, Los Angeles|
|East Tennessee State University||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|EDMC- The Art Institutes||University of Florida|
|Florida Atlantic University||University of Houston|
|Florida International University||University of Idaho|
|Georgia Southern University||University of Illinois at Chicago|
|Harvard University||University of Louisville|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||University of Maine|
|Kent State University||University of Melbourne|
|Miami Dade College||University of Minnesota, Twin Cities|
|Michigan Technological University||University of Notre Dame|
|New York University||University of Rochester|
|Oklahoma State University||University of San Diego|
|Pace University||University of Texas, Arlington|
|Pepperdine University||University of Vermont|
|Roger Williams University||University of Washington, Seattle|
|Rutgers Newark||University of Wisconsin-Stout|
|Suffolk University||USMA West Point|
|SUNY, Cortland||Western Michigan University|
|Texas Tech University||Western Oregon University|
|The University of Arizona||Worcester Polytechnic Institute|
|United States Air Force Academy||
High schools are encouraged to include these college admissions events on school calendars. Free registration is currently available, and as an added incentive, students who login and browse or chat with three or more universities will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a monthly CollegeWeekLive scholarship for up to $5,000.
College or universities can join CollegeWeekLive by calling 800.828.8222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CollegeWeekLive is the leading channel where students and colleges meet online. More than 1.5 million 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.