CollegeWeekLive and the National Honor Society to Produce Virtual College Fair

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Admissions offices to gain highly effective way to recruit outstanding students

[NHS Students] will appreciate being able to chat directly with admissions counselors early in their research process to find the best school for them.

CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges connect online, is proud to announce it has partnered with the National Honor Society (NHS), a program of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), to give students, especially juniors and underclassmen, unprecedented access to college admissions representatives as they narrow down their list of top schools for consideration. This alliance will provide colleges and universities with a unique opportunity to recruit high-achieving students across the country.

CollegeWeekLive and the National Honor Society have joined forces to create the first-ever NHS Virtual College Fair. To be held on May 17, 2016, this exclusive event will enable colleges to attract the more than one million students who are members of the National Honor Society. NHS student members will participate in the event by live chatting with admissions counselors and current students at premier colleges and universities around the world.

“National Honor Society students are highly motivated to find their right college match and they will appreciate being able to chat directly with admissions counselors early in their research process to find the best school for them,” said Dr. Jonathan Mathis, director of the National Honor Societies including NHS, the National Junior Honor Society, and the National Elementary Honor Society. “We’re thrilled to share online tools with our students to help them realize their college dreams.”

“It’s rewarding to give colleges the opportunity to connect directly with students who not only have top academic skills, but who exemplify strong character and leadership,” said Sumant Mauskar, president of CollegeWeekLive.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the leading organization of and voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and school leaders from across the United States and 35 countries around the world. The association connects and engages school leaders through advocacy, research, education, and student programs. NASSP advocates on behalf of all school leaders to ensure the success of each student and strengthens school leadership practices through the design and delivery of high quality professional learning experiences. Reflecting its long-standing commitment to student leadership development, NASSP administers the National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Elementary Honor Society, and National Association of Student Councils.

For more information about participating in the virtual college fair, please contact colleges@collegeweeklive.com or 800-828-8222.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921. For more information, please visit http://www.nhs.us.

ABOUT COLLEGEWEEKLIVE
CollegeWeekLive is the leading digital solution for students and colleges to chat online. More than one million students from 192 countries rely on CollegeWeekLive to help navigate college admissions. The site enables students to have unscripted live chats with college students and admissions counselors from hundreds of colleges and universities. Students, parents, and counselors visit CollegeWeekLive to engage directly with universities at every stage of the enrollment process. For more information, please visit http://collegeweeklive.com.

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