SOURCE: CollegeWeekLive


September 18, 2014 10:01 ET

CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events

Over 400,000 Students and Hundreds of Colleges to Connect Online at

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 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

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.

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