The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) and CollegeWeekLive Invite Families to Attend Virtual College Fair

College-bound students and their families are invited to the "Back to School Event" virtual college fair on August 25, 2016. During the event, students and parents can ask questions via chat, directly to college students and admissions counselors at 80+ colleges and universities around the country.

BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) August 09, 2016

CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges connect online, is proud to partner with the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) in co-hosting the "Back to School Event," a virtual college fair on Thursday, August 25, 2016. This online event presents a unique opportunity for students and their families to chat live with admissions counselors from colleges and universities around the country.

During the event, students can ask direct questions about topics such as degree programs and career paths, scholarships, and campus life to help them in their college search. Many participating schools also have chats hosted by some of their current students, so that high school students can hear directly about college students’ experiences. In addition, education and financial aid experts will be on hand throughout the event to help students and their parents navigate the complexities of college admissions. Participating students can also register to win a $1,000 scholarship.

More than 80 colleges and universities are expected to participate in the Back to School Event. “We’re excited to partner with NSHSS to help provide students with an edge in the college admissions process and give them the insights to find the right college match,” said CollegeWeekLive President Sumant Mauskar. “This is also a tremendous opportunity for universities to connect with high-achieving, highly-motivated students from around the United States.”

NSHSS is an international honor society dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. “We continually seek new ways to support our scholars’ academic, leadership and career goals,” said James W. Lewis, president of the National Society of High School Scholars. “The NSHSS Back to School Event is a powerful way for students to explore their higher education pursuits by live chatting with many top colleges and universities across the country.”

“We’re proud to partner with the Department of Defense to help members of our military and their families to achieve their academic and career goals,” said CollegeWeekLive President Sumant Mauskar.

For more information about participating in the Back to School virtual college fair, please contact colleges(at)collegeweeklive(dot)com or 800-828-8222.

One in three college-bound students uses CollegeWeekLive to help find the best college match. Students, parents, and counselors visit CollegeWeekLive to engage directly with universities at every stage of the enrollment process. Through online chats and virtual college fairs, they have live, unscripted conversations with admissions counselors and current college students from 150+ colleges and universities to explore their degree programs, financial aid opportunities, career paths, campus life, and much more. For more information, please visit