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April 18, 2013 09:51 ET

Rejected or Waitlisted by the School of Your Dreams? CollegeWeekLive Admission Experts Share Advice

Live Video Presentations at CollegeWeekLive Provide Perspective and Practical Advice to Rising High School Seniors; Admissions Officers From 258 Colleges Available to Chat Live Online With Juniors Just Beginning the College Search

NEEDHAM, MA--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) -  Every year, millions of high school seniors experience anguish or anxiety when they learn they are rejected or waitlisted by the college of their choice. CollegeWeekLive, the leading channel where students and colleges meet online, invites high school seniors to a special one-day virtual event on Thursday April 18th that offers live video presentations and interactive Q&A on topics such as "Getting Over Not Getting In" and "Waitlisted and What to Do". For the fortunate students that experienced the elation of acceptance letters, this CollegeWeekLive All-Access event also offers sage words of advice on "How to Avoid Senioritis, and "I Wish I Knew It Before I Went to College."

For high school juniors beginning to research college and visit schools of interest, CollegeWeekLive offers a more efficient and cost effective way to narrow the choice of schools, by providing an opportunity to participate in student video chats with colleges ranging from Boston University to the University of San Diego. In addition, admissions representatives from more than 258 colleges will be available to chat live online with students and their parents. The agenda for Thursday April 18th includes:

Eastern Time

10:00 AM 
Getting Over Not Getting In
Allison Singh, author of "Getting Over Not Getting In - A College Rejection Guide"

11:00 AM 
Waitlisted & What to Do
David Montesano, president of College Match

12:00 PM 
How to Find a LGBT-Friendly Campus
Shane Windmeyer, author of "The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students"

2:00 PM 
Ways to Spend your Summer
Kimberly Wolf, Founder & CEO, Girlmentum Media

3:00 PM 
I Wish I Knew It Before I Went to College
Gabbriel Simone, author of "I Wish I Knew It Before Going To College"

4:00 PM 
Money Magic for College Seniors
Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, Professor of Personal Finance, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Central Arkansas

5:00 PM 
College Admissions Officers are Googling You: How to Get in Anyway
Patrick Ambron, Cofounder and CEO of BrandYourself.com

6:00 PM 
U.S. Department of Education

7:00 PM 
Zipcar

8:00 PM 
How to Avoid Senioritis
Shaan Patel, 2400 Expert Founder

To register for free, please visit CollegeWeekLive. If you have questions, contact 888-697-0050 or Info@CollegeWeekLive.com.

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If you have questions, please contact Support(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)com or call 888.697.0050. Colleges interested in participating should contact Exhibit(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)com or 800.828.8222. For press inquiries contact 617.938.6050.

CollegeWeekLive is the leading channel where students and colleges meet online. More than 1,200,000 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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