University of California to Host Virtual College Fair at CollegeWeekLive on Thursday October 2nd

From U.C. Berkeley to U.C.L.A., Students and Parents Can Research U.C. Campuses and Chat Live With Admissions Representatives

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - October 01, 2014) - CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced a free virtual college fair showcasing the University of California system which will take place on Thursday October 2nd between 12:00 noon and 10:00 p.m. Eastern at CollegeWeekLive.

Students and their families can learn more about the unique strengths of each of the University of California campuses and can chat with admissions officers and current college students, who will be available to answer questions about the application process, academics, student life and financial aid opportunities at each U.C. campus.

The University of California is recognized as one of the premier public higher education institutions in the world. Participating campuses include: University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Merced, University of California, Riverside, University of California, San Diego, University of California, Santa Barbara.

The online event includes live interactive video chats with students and admissions officers at several of the schools, including U.C. Merced at 3:00 p.m. EST, U.C. Berkeley at 5:00 p.m. EST, U.C.L.A at 6:00 p.m. EST, U.C. Riverside at 7:00 p.m. EST, U.C. Davis at 8:00 p.m. EST and U.C. Santa Barbara at 9:00 p.m. EST. Students who login and browse or chat with three or more U.C. campuses will automatically be entered into a drawing for a $1,000 scholarship given by CollegeWeekLive.

Complimentary registration is always available for upcoming CollegeWeekLive events. To learn more about how your high school can start using CollegeWeekLive High School Connect, contact or call 888-697-0050. If you are a college admissions officer interested in reaching more students through CollegeWeekLive, contact or call 888-697-0050.

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.