SOURCE: CollegeWeekLive

January 22, 2008 15:51 ET

CollegeWeekLive Lets High School Friends and Siblings Visit Your Campus Through Free "Virtual College Fair"

10,000 College-Bound Students Already Registered for Online Event That Will Connect Them With 200+ Universities Through Virtual Booths, Live Chat, and Real-Time Video

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - CollegeWeekLive (http://www.collegeweeklive.com) today announced its Spring 2008 event that will connect high school students with hundreds of colleges in a live, interactive online environment. Up and running on March 25 and 26, 2008, CollegeWeekLive 2008 builds on the success of its inaugural November 2007 event which attracted over 15,000 registrants from 28 countries.

"While the US News Best Colleges Guide is helpful, today's college-bound students want to connect through the Web with universities they're considering," said Mike Lewis, Vice President, CollegeWeekLive.

Students who use Facebook, Web-based video, and IM chat will find CollegeWeekLive a fun and familiar way to research colleges, ask questions of admissions experts, and talk directly to officials from hundreds of colleges. Students aren't the only ones who love CollegeWeekLive -- so do parents, guidance counselors, as well as colleges and universities across the U.S.

"Want your high school friends and younger siblings to consider going to your school? Make sure yours is one of the 200+ universities that will be showcased at CollegeWeekLive," said Lewis.

CollegeWeekLive highlights:

- Live streaming video keynotes from top experts on college planning topics

- Real-time, interactive Q&A sessions with admissions officials

- Live interactive video chats with current college students for insiders' views of campus life

- Virtual booths for colleges, featuring electronic brochures, videos, webinars, podcasts, and real-time IM and video chat between admissions counselors and students/parents

- Resource center for admission, scholarship and financial aid information

- Live presentations by admissions officials from individual universities

- Live video chats with career experts

For more information or to register for CollegeWeekLive-March 2008, visit http://www.collegeweeklive.com or go to http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=812839&k=collegeweeklive to read our full length press release.

About CollegeWeekLive

CollegeWeekLive is a unique virtual event helping people involved in the college admissions process (students, parents, teachers, counselors, colleges and universities) to connect and successfully interact in ways that are impossible at physical events, through powerful Web-based software and services.

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