“At this time of year, high school seniors and parents are transitioning their focus from “How do I get into college?” to “How do I pay for college?” said Robert Rosenbloom, CEO and President of [http://www.PlatformQ.com PlatformQ, producer of www.College
Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) December 15, 2009
CollegeWeekLive, the leading web destination which brings high school students and colleges together live online, today announced CollegeWeekLive PAYING FOR COLLEGE, a special one-day event answering the question of how to finance college in today’s economy. “At this time of year, high school seniors and parents are transitioning their focus from “How do I get into college?” to “How do I pay for college?” said Robert Rosenbloom, CEO and President of PlatformQ, producer of http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com. “This live video event covers every aspect of paying for a college education, from finding scholarships to FAFSA forms to future financial independence.”
Topics at the January 14th event, which offers students and parents the opportunity to connect live online with financial aid experts and college financial aid officers, include:
- Uncovering scholarship opportunities online
- Private and public scholarships: what is the difference?
- State level programs provide financial aid, too
- How need is calculated: the federal financial aid formula
- How to work with the college financial aid office
- Managing your Money 101: Finding your way to financial independence
Speakers at the event include Kim Clarke of US News and World Report, Kevin Ladd of Scholarships.com, a leading scholarship search service and financial aid information resource which features 2.7 million college scholarships and grants worth over $19 billion, Armando Salas-Amaro of the Florida Department of Education, Adam Hatch, Director of Financial Aid, Hawai’i Pacific University, Ashley Munro, financial aid advisor, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Dion Wheeler, author of “The Sports Scholarship Insider's Guide”.
CollegeWeekLive is the provider of the world’s largest college fairs and online admissions events. At CollegeWeekLive, students chat live via text and video with admissions reps and current college students and watch live video presentations featuring admissions experts. CollegeWeekLive offers a visually engaging, interactive environment and is free for students, parents, and counselors. Attendees can even have their questions answered live, on-the-spot.
More than two hundred colleges are expected to participate in CollegeWeekLive PAYING FOR COLLEGE and will be staffing the event live with admissions and financial aid representatives. Chatting with admissions reps at CollegeWeekLive is one way students can show concerted interest in a specific school and parents may find connecting with financial aid representatives at CollegeWeekLive from the relative ease of a computer convenient.
If you are a student or parent interested in attending CollegeWeekLive PAYING FOR COLLEGE, visit http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com to register for free. If you are an admissions or financial aid representative interested in participating in CollegeWeekLive, contact 617.938.6000 or Exhibit(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)com.
CollegeWeekLive (http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com) is the provider of the world’s college fairs and online admissions events. With hundreds of colleges and universities exhibiting and more than 200,000 registrants, CollegeWeekLive 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 for students, parents and counselors.
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