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NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parents of high school juniors and seniors as well as guidance counselors are urged to attend a complimentary live online video presentation explaining the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Thursday November 15th at 5:00 PM EST at www.CollegeWeekLive.com. James Copeland, Awareness and Outreach Specialist for Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, will be discussing topics such as how to determine if your family is eligible, how and when to apply, options for filing online and newly available information resources. The presentation, like all other admissions presentations at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, is free to attend online.
CollegeWeekLive has rapidly become a popular resource relied on by hundreds of thousands of teens who prefer to begin their college search process online because it offers live chat with admissions representatives from hundreds of colleges and a chance to connect with college students via webcam at universities across the country—and around the world. CollegeWeekLive also offers live video presentations on topics such as how to craft a college application essay, how to gather letters of recommendation, understanding the GI Bill, and how to cope with rejection letters. The agenda for presentations is as follows:
10:00 AM EST, "Wish I Knew It Before Going to College", Gabbriel Simone, author of "I Wish I Knew It Before Going To College," admissions representative and adjunct professor, Quinnipiac University
11:00 AM EST, "Broadway Bound: How To Navigate The College Audition Process", Mary Anna Dennard, college audition coach
12:00 PM EST, "Getting Over Not Getting In", Allison Singh, author of "Getting Over Not Getting In - A College Rejection Guide"
1:00 PM EST, "Understanding the GI Bill", Barry M. Schnaitman, Senior Trainer and Developer, Military Personnel Services Corporation
2:00 PM EST, "The Complete Guide to Personal Finance: For Teenagers", Tamsen Butler, author of "The Complete Guide to Personal Finance: For Teenagers"
3:00 PM EST, "1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know", Harry Harrison, author of "1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know"
5:00 PM EST, "Overview of Financial Aid", James Copeland, Jr., Awareness and Outreach Specialist Federal Student Aid, an Office of the U.S. Department of Education
6:00 PM EST, "Paying for College", Christina Couch, author of "Virginia Colleges 101"
7:00 PM EST, "Thinking Your Way to Great SAT/ACT Scores", Dr. Gary Gruber, author of "The Gruber Guide"
8:00 PM EST, "How To Write a Great College Application Essay And Get An Excellent Letter of Recommendation for College", Jinelle Craig, JD/MPA, Founder and President of www.ivywebinars.com
CollegeWeekLive also makes the college search easier and more cost-effective for families because students can narrow their choice of schools before they travel for campus visits. Students, parents and counselors can login any time at www.CollegeWeekLive.com. On Thursday November 15, admissions personnel from hundreds of colleges will be available for live chat between 10 AM and 10 PM Eastern. In addition, students who register and login at CollegeWeekLive will also be eligible to win a scholarship. The latest schedule of events is available at CollegeWeekLive.
More than 1 million students from 191 countries have successfully used CollegeWeekLive in the college search. CollegeWeekLive has been featured on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, USA Today, The Washington Post, and The New York Times and is featured by leading college admissions organizations.
CollegeWeekLive is a trademark of CollegeWeekLive, Inc. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners.
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A live streaming video presentation overview of federal student aid programs available through the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA). Topics: FAFSA application process, confirming eligibility, how to apply, options for filing, program changes and new resources.
James Copeland, Jr., Ed. D. , Awareness and Outreach Specialist, Federal Student Financial Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education.
Thursday November 15, 2012 at 5:00 PM Eastern.
Advance registration available. Login on Thursday November 15.
Learn about the ins and outs of the FAFSA process. Chat live with admissions representatives from 250 colleges.
FOR MORE INFO
If you are a member of the media and would like to hear more about CollegeWeekLive, please contact Press(at)CollegeWeekLive.com. Colleges and universities or student services providers interested in participating should contact 617.938.6023 or Exhibit(at)CollegeWeekLive.com.
CollegeWeekLiveä (www.CollegeWeekLive.com) is the leading website for free online college fairs and admissions events. At CollegeWeekLive, college-bound students can chat live with admissions representatives, see college students sharing their campuses experiences live via video, and learn from video presentations on the college application and admissions process.
CollegeWeekLive revolutionizes college admissions, making it easier and more cost-effective by bringing students, parents, counselors and colleges together online, transcending time and distance. Since 2007, over 1 million students from 191 countries have visited CollegeWeekLive to seek out expert advice on their college choice.
CollegeWeekLive, CollegeWeekLive Counselor Network and the CollegeWeekLive Advisor Center are trademarks of CollegeWeekLive, Inc. All other trademarks or service marks are property of their respective owners.
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