Our partnership with the IECA will provide CollegeWeekLive attendees with an opportunity to get advice firsthand from guidance professionals who specialize in college admissions.
Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) February 17, 2009
CollegeWeekLive the online college fair which next meets March 25th and 26th, today announced a partnership with the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) to offer no-cost admissions counseling at the free virtual event. CollegeWeekLive offers high school students the opportunity to meet live with admissions representatives from hundreds of colleges, video chat with students at campuses across the country, and live video presentations featuring well-known admissions experts. Now the one-stop destination for admissions will also provide students and parents the chance to garner advice from a professional guidance counselor on a complimentary basis.
"We recognize that college admissions is a complicated, stress-filled process," said Robert Rosenbloom, CEO of PlatformQ, producer of CollegeWeekLive. "Our partnership with the IECA will provide CollegeWeekLive attendees with an opportunity to get advice firsthand from guidance professionals who specialize in college admissions."
CollegeWeekLive enables colleges to meet today's students where they increasingly live: online. Likewise, students and their families are increasingly turning to independent counselors for admissions advice. "Finding the right school or college is one of the most important decisions a student will make," said Mark Sklarow, Executive Director of the IECA. "CollegeWeekLive is an excellent resource students can leverage to get ahead in the admissions process, and now, with the help of our IECA member counselors, an opportunity to get a little expert advice along with way."
More than 28,000 students from all fifty states and more than 150 countries attended the most recent CollegeWeekLive event. To learn more and sign-up for free, visit CollegeWeekLive.com
CollegeWeekLive is the world's biggest college fair and it meets entirely online. With hundreds of colleges and universities exhibiting and more than 100,000 registrants, the event revolutionizes college admissions, making the process easier and more cost-effective by bringing students, parents, counselors and colleges together online, transcending time and distance. CollegeWeekLive is free to attendees.
CollegeWeekLive is produced by PlatformQ, whose mission is to connect people, companies, organizations and associations worldwide to meet, interact and learn from leading experts and thought leaders through proven interactive tools at online events.
CollegeWeekLive and PlatformQ are trademarks of PlatformQ, LLC. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners.
The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) is the nation's largest professional association representing educational advisers working in private practice. The organization's members must demonstrate extensive experience, campus visits, professional references and has meet its strict ethical standards.
Contacts: Sal Giliberto, press(at)collegeweeklive.com, 617-938-6006