#CampusChat Transcript 08/04/10 with @WCUAdmission

 
August 5, 2010
12:48 am WCUadmission: RT @collegevisit: #CampusChat Topic tonite – 9PM eastern – college #admissions with @WCUadmission. Parents, teens counselors…anyone…
12:50 am handshake20: RT @collegevisit #CampusChat Topic tonite – 9PM eastern – college #admissions with @WCUadmission. Parents, teens counselors…join in!
12:53 am heathnettles: RT @WCUadmission: RT @collegevisit: #CampusChat Topic tonite – 9PM- college #admissions with @WCUadmission. Parents, counselors…anyone…
12:57 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: RT @collegevisit: #CampusChat Topic tonite – 9PM eastern – college #admissions with @WCUadmission. Parents, teens counselors…anyone…
12:58 am IvyEyesEditing: Hi Twitter followers–just FYI I’ll be in a Twitter chat tonight for 1 hr, sorry for saturating your feed. #campuschat
1:00 am collegevisit: Welcome to #CampusChat! Kelly here, co-hosting with Megan Wilson, from @WCUAdmission#campuschat
1:00 am WCUadmission: Good evening, everyone! Thanks @CollegeVisit for letting me assist. #CampusChat
1:00 am BMEdegreeGIRL: Hi Kelly! #CampusChat
1:01 am collegevisit: This is an open forum for college-related topics & tonight we’re talking about #admissions & Western Carolina University! #campuschat
1:01 am collegevisit: Please introduce yourself when you join the conversation! #campuschat
1:02 am collegevisit: @WCUadmission Folks can ask anything, so let me start by asking you to tell us about WCU #campuschat
1:02 am WCUadmission: Hi, everyone! Megan Wilson from Western Carolina University’s Office of Admission. #CampusChat
1:02 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL Hey, so glad you are here! #campuschat
1:03 am WCUadmission: @WCU is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. We are part of the University of North Carolina university system. #CampusChat
1:03 am TauhidChappell: I knew there was another chat tonight.. Hello! #Campuschat
1:04 am collegevisit: @IvyEyesEditing Hi, glad you could make it. I think now we have coast-to-coast representation or close to it! #campuschat
1:04 am WCUadmission: @TauhidChappell @BMEdegreeGIRL @HeathNettles Good evening! #CampusChat
1:05 am WCUadmission: @WCU has around 9500 students. We offer bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and an educational doctorate. #CampusChat
1:05 am SuzanneShaffer: Looking forward to tonight’s chat with @collegevisit and @WCUadmission #campuschat
1:05 am collegevisit: @TauhidChappell Hi, Tauhid. Thanks for joining the chat. That makes 2 from #Blacksburg! #campuschat
1:06 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Evening! Glad to see you here! #CampusChat
1:06 am collegevisit: @WCUadmission As part of a state system, who sets your admissions policies and requirements? #campuschat
1:06 am heathnettles: RT @WCUadmission: @WCU has around 9500 students. We offer bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and an educational doctorate. #CampusChat
1:07 am heathnettles: RT @WCUadmission: @WCU is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. We’re part of the University of North Carolina university system #CampusChat
1:07 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit The UNC General Administration sets overall standards. Our Chancellor, sets the specific admission guidelines. #CampusChat
1:08 am TauhidChappell: There’s another from #blacksburg? Cool! I’m only here for a few minutes but looking forward to reading/chatting while I can. #campuschat
1:08 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Education is one of our largest majors. We were founded in 1889 to train teachers for Western NC. #CampusChat
1:09 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @WCUadmission Education is one of our largest majors. We were founded in 1889 to train teachers for Western NC. #campuschat
1:09 am koofers: Checking into #CampusChat – thanks @CollegeVisit and @WCUadmission
1:09 am rblake: Is this chat dedicated solely for WCU Admissions? #campuschat
1:09 am WCUadmission: Students also come here for Nursing, Criminal Justice, Natural Resource/Conservation Management. There are tons to choose from. #CampusChat
1:09 am heathnettles: @SuzanneShaffer Hi, Heath here – academic advisor at @WCU for elementary education – the university’s largest major #campuschat #AcAdv
1:10 am WCUadmission: @rblake I can answer general questions if you’d like. #CampusChat
1:10 am collegevisit: @rblake does not have to be–it is about college admissions. I thought it would be good to learn about WCU, but ask anything! #campuschat
1:11 am Admission101: Little late, but excited to join the convo! I’ve worked in admissions for 5 years. #campuschat
1:11 am rblake: I just graduated from college, I was just wondering 😛 I did the SM for my school for two years. Just curious 🙂 #campuschat
1:11 am SuzanneShaffer: @WCUadmission Natural Resource/Conservation Management sounds timely for today’s market #campuschat
1:11 am WCUadmission: @Admission101 Great to see you here this evening! #CampusChat
1:12 am collegevisit: @rblake What department did you work for? #campuschat
1:12 am heathnettles: RT @WCUadmission: #Education is one of our largest majors. We were founded in 1889 to train teachers for Western NC. #CampusChat
1:12 am BMEdegreeGIRL: I have a question about doing tour with interview. #CampusChat
1:13 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer It’s great for students who want to work outdoors: In forest resources, conservation or surveying #CampusChat
1:13 am collegevisit: About 10 years ago, natural resources as a major was declining while tech fields grew. Now what’s happening? #campuschat
1:13 am TauhidChappell: @rblake Oh cool! How did that go for you? Had fun? #campuschat
1:13 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL ask away – lots of experts here tonight! #campuschat
1:14 am rblake: @collegevisit I worked in Admissions, Housing, and our main Public Relations dept. I started our twitter, facebook & others. #campuschat
1:14 am WCUadmission: Students start off by asking do we have their major and what is there to do? We have over 120 majors and 200 student orgs #CampusChat
1:14 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL What type of question do you have regarding tours and such? #CampusChat
1:14 am BMEdegreeGIRL: I go bck 2 school in 2 weeks but a couple schools are 2-3 weeks wait time, rude to call and ask if any way to get in sooner? #CampusChat
1:14 am SuzanneShaffer: @heathnettles @WCUadmission do you generally view parents as a positive factor in the admissions process? #campuschat
1:14 am collegevisit: @WCUadmission How far from Asheville are you? #campuschat
1:15 am WCUadmission: We also get the question about can freshmen have cars? The answer is yes! #CampusChat
1:15 am BMEdegreeGIRL: So I could get in before I go back to school? #CampusChat
1:15 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Students need to have parental support throughout the college admission process. #CampusChat
1:16 am SuzanneShaffer: Wow. That’s unusual RT @WCUadmission: We also get the question about can freshmen have cars? The answer is yes! #campuschat
1:16 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer It can be as difficult for them as for the students. #CampusChat
1:16 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @WCUadmission Students need to have parental support throughout the college admission process. #campuschat
1:16 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit We are about 45 minutes to an hour away from Asheville, NC. #CampusChat
1:16 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL Are you seeking a 1 – 1 meeting w/an admissions counselor or a professor when you visit? #campuschat
1:16 am rblake: @TauhidChappell It was fun. Definitely an experience I want to continue down the road. I’m going to get a masters in Mass Comm. #campuschat
1:17 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: Students start off by asking do we have their major and what is there to do? We have over 120 majors and 200 student orgs #CampusChat
1:17 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL Would you be applying as a freshmen or a transfer student? Interviews are not required but we’re here to help! #CampusChat
1:17 am collegevisit: RT @WCUadmission: @collegevisit We are about 45 minutes to an hour away from Asheville, NC. #campuschat
1:18 am BMEdegreeGIRL: I would take either, just the tour but would most like the interview also, but don’t want to be rude about asking for it #CampusChat
1:18 am BMEdegreeGIRL: I would be applying as a freshman #CampusChat
1:18 am IvyEyesEditing: Any tips for transfer applicants? @WCUadmission #campuschat
1:18 am WCUadmission: I always encourage students and their parents to call/email if you have any questions about the institution or process. #CampusChat
1:18 am SuzanneShaffer: @BMEdegreeGIRL It’s never rude to ask for an interview #campuschat
1:19 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL It never hurts to ask! All schools have different policies. We don’t require interviews. #CampusChat
1:19 am BMEdegreeGIRL: Right but I mean to get in earlier than the 2-3 week waittime, since I go back to school so soon #CampusChat
1:20 am collegevisit: Do you ask for an essay or personal statement on your app @WCU? #campuschat
1:20 am Admission101: @SuzanneShaffer I couldn’t agree more regarding the involvement of parents in the admissions and college transitions process #campuschat
1:20 am WCUadmission: It never hurts to call the admission office & see if you can set up an appointment. We always have people here to serve walkins #CampusChat
1:20 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @Admission101 I couldnt agree more regarding the involvement of parents in the admissions and college transitions process #campuschat
1:20 am WCUadmission: @WCU does not require essays or personal statements. No letters of recommendation are needed either. #CampusChat
1:21 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL It won’t hurt to call the admissions office&explain your situation. Admissions folks R very understanding&helpful #campuschat
1:21 am WCUadmission: I encourage students to go ahead and send anything extra in that they are sending into other schools. It doesn’t hurt. #CampusChat
1:21 am BMEdegreeGIRL: Wow, that’s great, a lot of the websites don’t make that clear. #CampusChat
1:21 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: @WCU does not require essays or personal statements. No letters of recommendation are needed either. #CampusChat
1:22 am BMEdegreeGIRL: Yes, two schools so far. #CampusChat
1:22 am IvyEyesEditing: Great to know re: suppl. materials. #campuschat
1:22 am WCUadmission: I encourage all families I meet to visit other schools. How you feel on a campus is just as important as if they have your major #CampusChat
1:22 am collegevisit: @WCUadmission How do majority of students contact you? Email, online forms, or just show up for tours? #campuschat
1:23 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL When in doubt, call or email them and ask. We are here to help you. #CampusChat
1:23 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @SuzanneShaffer My intended major is biomedical engineering or mechanical and then 5th year into biomed #CampusChat
1:23 am WCUadmission: We get more and more emails than we used to. We do encourage prior registration for tours, especially for Open House events. #CampusChat
1:24 am collegevisit: @IvyEyesEditing Good advice 2 include suppl. materials even tho not req.Not every student would think of that -via @WCUAdmission #campuschat
1:24 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL That sounds like a great plan! #CampusChat
1:24 am SuzanneShaffer: @BMEdegreeGIRL That’s impressive–an intensive math/science path #campuschat
1:25 am collegevisit: @collegevisit do you have a cap on the number of visitors per tour? #campuschat
1:25 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @collegevisit: @IvyEyesEditing Good advice 2 include suppl. materials even tho not req.Not every student would think of that -via @WCUAdmission #campuschat
1:25 am WCUadmission: We do offer applicants to check their app status online so that cuts back on the calls we used to receive. Many schools do this. #CampusChat
1:25 am collegevisit: What’s the strangest question a visitor has asked @WCU? #campuschat
1:26 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit We do cap tours. We want to make the process more personal though we won’t turn you away if you show up unexpected #CampusChat
1:26 am IvyEyesEditing: @collegevisit Agreed. So sorry if I missed this–is WCU on the CommonApp? #campuschat
1:26 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @SuzanneShaffer Yes, love math and science #CampusChat
1:26 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit I once had a student ask me (at a fair) where West Carolina was. That was interesting. #CampusChat
1:26 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL How many schools have you visited so far? #campuschat
1:26 am Admission101: @WCUadmission It’s also important for students to see other schools in order to articulate their fit with those they do apply to #campuschat
1:27 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @WCUadmission Does WCU offer biomed? #CampusChat
1:27 am collegevisit: Oh no! RT @WCUadmission: @collegevisit I once had a student ask me (at a fair) where West Carolina was. That was interesting. #campuschat
1:27 am SuzanneShaffer: LOL RT @WCUadmission: @collegevisit I once had a student ask me (at a fair) where West Carolina was. That was interesting. #campuschat
1:27 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @collegevisit Just two so far, been narrowing down the list #CampusChat
1:27 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing We are not on the common application. Students can apply through CFNC (College Foundation of NC) #CampusChat
1:28 am WCUadmission: Or students can apply through our website. We do send all freshmen our application when they are a senior if we have their info #CampusChat
1:28 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing We are not on the common application. Students can apply through CFNC (College Foundation of NC) #CampusChat
1:28 am IvyEyesEditing: Sometimes students that can’t visit have to cling to a site &/or a brand. How do you usually characterize WCU’s atmosphere? #campuschat
1:29 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL We don’t offer Biomed specifically but do offer some coursework in that area #CampusChat
1:30 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing First word, friendly. @WCU has an open atmosphere. We have all types of students here. #CampusChat
1:31 am campusbound: collegevisit Please introduce yourself when you join the convo! Hi Fuji from Campus Bound – 20 years college admissions #campuschat
1:31 am campusbound: #campuschat
1:31 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL Feel free to contact departments with questions about if we can get your career path. #CampusChat
1:32 am WCUadmission: We get many students interested in the outdoors. We’re located near the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains #CampusChat
1:32 am WCUadmission: @campusbound Hi, Fuji! #CampusChat
1:32 am SuzanneShaffer: @WCUadmission Do all freshmen live on campus or do you have commuters as well? #campuschat
1:32 am koofers: @WCUadmission Do admission offices look to facebook while considering students? #CampusChat
1:32 am collegevisit: @campusbound Hi and welcome! We’re talking admissions and learning about @WCU too! #campuschat
1:32 am IvyEyesEditing: Now THAT is cool. Departments fielding inquiries from prospective applicants. @WCUadmission#campuschat
1:33 am WCUadmission: We get a lot from GA, SC and FL. #CampusChat
1:33 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @koofers: @WCUadmission Do admission offices look to facebook while considering students? #campuschat
1:33 am collegevisit: RT @WCUadmission: We get many students interested in the outdoors.Were located near Great Smoky Mountains & Blue Ridge Mountains #campuschat
1:33 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Freshmen are required to live on campus. Though if you’re from the immediate area, you may be able to commute. #CampusChat
1:33 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @WCUadmission Wow, great I will do it. Thanks #CampusChat
1:34 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing We have some amazing faculty here. #CampusChat
1:34 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer We don’t. We strictly use the students GPA/HS transcript and SAT/ACT scores for making decision. #CampusChat
1:35 am WCUadmission: I always think students, freshmen and transfers, should live on campus at least 1 year, wherever they go. #CampusChat
1:35 am campusbound: Do admission offices look to facebook… It is difficult to determine if student is placing info themselves…however #campuschat
1:35 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @WCUadmission: We get many students interested in the outdoors.Were located near Great Smoky Mountains & Blue Ridge Mountains #campuschat
1:36 am campusbound: It is very important that students understand that some colleges can and do look at facebook pages – so – BE CAREFUL! #campuschat
1:36 am IvyEyesEditing: Would you say students on the cusp could enhance their chances thru suppl. materials? @WCUadmission #campuschat
1:36 am SuzanneShaffer: Agree RT @WCUadmission: I always think students, freshmen & transfers, should live on campus at least 1 year, wherever they go. #campuschat
1:36 am WCUadmission: When looking at an application, I look at their HS transcript: Do they have th required classes, a strong GPA and SAT? #CampusChat
1:37 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @WCUadmission What is considered a strong GPA by a college? #CampusChat
1:37 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing Calling us and chatting. We will work with you as best we can. Sending in letters of rec/support never hurts. #CampusChat
1:37 am Teacherho: RT @campusbound: It is very important that students understand that some colleges can and do look at facebook pages – so – BE CAREFUL! #campuschat
1:39 am WCUadmission: I love to speak with students who are interested in the process. If you’re unsure, contact us. #CampusChat
1:39 am IvyEyesEditing: What’s the teacher student ratio? Do you think WCU supports strong rltshps w/ faculty? @WCUadmission #campuschat
1:39 am SuzanneShaffer: @collegevisit I read an article they are setting up alternate FB pages–under different names to keep real name clean #campuschat
1:39 am campusbound: collegevisit: Do you think students go back & clean up their FB pages…? I recommend they create new Facebook page. #campuschat
1:39 am collegevisit: Q for all-If an FB page is not part of application, then how can it be a factor in admissions decisions? Why look at a stu page? #campuschat
1:39 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @Teacherho Ha, We are all hearing that a lot, not a problem for me. #CampusChat
1:40 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing It’s currently around 15:1. It will be about the same size (or even smaller) than most HS classes #CampusChat
1:41 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @WCUadmission What’s the male to female ratio within student body at WCU? #CampusChat
1:41 am WCUadmission: In regards to FB and all the other sites, do clean it up. Just in case. Create a generic/simple email address plus CHECK IT! #CampusChat
1:41 am SuzanneShaffer: Perfect size RT @WCUadmission Its currently around 15:1. It will be about the same size (or even smaller) than most HS classes #campuschat
1:41 am IvyEyesEditing: Can’t imagine any admissions panel scouring Facebook unless it’s an applicant really in question? #campuschat
1:41 am campusbound: collegevisit: Q for all-Why look at a stu page? Friending a student is a good way of sharing info from a college to that student #campuschat
1:41 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @collegevisit Some just laugh and some take it seriously. #CampusChat
1:42 am WCUadmission: When I was a student, I looked @ WCU because of the small student/faculty ratio. We want students to get a one-on-one experience #CampusChat
1:42 am IvyEyesEditing: @WCUadmission That’s great–grad students seek out that ratio & follow their mentors–nice to see the model @ college level #campuschat
1:42 am campusbound: Create a new facebook page that looks “professional” & secure your old page with privacies so only your friends/family can view #campuschat
1:42 am WCUadmission: We don’t look at student pages unless they friend me on my work FB account. I don’t use it in the decision process. #CampusChat
1:43 am WCUadmission: I also work with International Students and have had many contact me via my work FB before emailing my office. #CampusChat
1:43 am SuzanneShaffer: @WCUadmission That’s one of the reason my daughter chose her college-small teacher/student ratio #campuschat
1:43 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: We don’t look at student pages unless they friend me on my work FB account. I don’t use it in the decision process. #CampusChat
1:44 am WCUadmission: It’s important for our students to get hands-on experience and not just the book knowledge. #CampusChat
1:45 am WCUadmission: When looking at colleges, students need to see if the school has their major but also the extra-curricular stuff they want. #CampusChat
1:45 am collegevisit: @WCUadmission Do you think FB seems more like “real”contact when communicating w/intl students since its more visual than email? #campuschat
1:46 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing We look at both SAT or TOEFL scores. With SAT (for all students) we’ll take the highest CR and M portion. #CampusChat
1:46 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing We look at both SAT or TOEFL scores. With SAT (for all students) we’ll take the highest CR and M portion. #CampusChat
1:46 am collegevisit: So, some schools friend students to make contact, and other schools wait for students to friend the college. #campuschat
1:46 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit Speaking with internationals via FB is sometimes less “scary” for them. It is more personal. #CampusChat
1:46 am IvyEyesEditing: @WCUadmission great to know, thanks. #campuschat
1:47 am WCUadmission: We now offer an Intensive English Program so if I have an international student with low scores, I try to direct them to it. #CampusChat
1:47 am collegevisit: Are parents sending friend requests to colleges/universities? #campuschat
1:48 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @campusbound What is most impressive about a student in an admisssions interview? #CampusChat
1:48 am jodylo: RT @campusbound: It is very important that students understand that some colleges can and do look at facebook pages – so – BE CAREFUL! #campuschat
1:48 am SuzanneShaffer: I bet they are RT @collegevisit: Are parents sending friend requests to colleges/universities? #campuschat
1:48 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit I have had a couple parents friend me on FB and email me questions. Not many. At least not yet. 🙂 #CampusChat
1:48 am campusbound: collegevisit: Are parents sending friend requests to colleges/universities? Some colleges have Parent groups to assist them #campuschat
1:49 am IvyEyesEditing: Re: Fbook frenzy, not scalable for most AdComs to eval Fbook. I’d restrict access just as a life measure though! #campuschat
1:50 am collegevisit: Good Facebook idea! RT @campusbound: … Some colleges have Parent groups to assist them #campuschat
1:50 am campusbound: Parent groups are a good way for a college to channel their questions/concerns about the college & financial aid process. #campuschat
1:50 am SuzanneShaffer: Colleges should set up parent groups on Facebook. It would be helpful. #campuschat
1:50 am WCUadmission: @WCU has a Family Association for current students families. We begin working with families the summer they start. #CampusChat
1:51 am WCUadmission: For prospective parents, some may Like us on Facebook and ask questions there or call the office to start a conversation. #CampusChat
1:51 am collegevisit: @BMEdegreeGIRL When you get a chance: Top 10 Tis for Dressing Smart for Your College Admissions Interview: http://bit.ly/bXtoKy #campuschat
1:51 am SuzanneShaffer: @WCUadmission Can prospective parents contact that association before their student decides or is admitted? #campuschat
1:52 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer That is a great idea! We don’t have anything specifically for prospective families right now. #CampusChat
1:52 am collegevisit: RT @campusbound: Parent groups are a good way for a college to channel their questions/concerns about college & finaid process. #campuschat
1:53 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Yes. The Family Association caters to families. Its an organization for them. Many join in April. #CampusChat
1:53 am collegevisit: Have you folks seen #admissions apps asking if the student is on Facebook? #campuschat
1:54 am WCUadmission: We want parents/families to know how they can support their student and how we can support the families. #CampusChat
1:54 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @WCUadmission: We want parents/families to know how they can support their student and how we can support the families. #campuschat
1:55 am WCUadmission: RT @collegevisit: Have you folks seen #admissions apps asking if the student is on Facebook? #CampusChat
1:55 am IvyEyesEditing: RT @WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer Yes. The Family Association caters to families. Its an organization for them. Many join in April. #CampusChat
1:55 am WCUadmission: We don’t on the application/our info cards yet. That could change in the future. #CampusChat
1:56 am campusbound: collegevisit: Have you folks seen #admissions apps asking if the student is on FB? I recommend students share their FB page url #campuschat
1:57 am IvyEyesEditing: (Non sequitur: I hope Facebook implodes. It’s great contact storage but also a giant spamathon. HA) @collegevisit #campuschat
1:58 am campusbound: Students should communicate with admissions with the format they are most comfortable with – phone, text, email FB or Twitter. #campuschat
1:58 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing So true. I was in a webinar today and FB’s reach is HUGE. It’s kinda scary. #CampusChat
1:58 am SuzanneShaffer: @IvyEyesEditing Can’t say I disagree with you. re: Facebook. #campuschat
1:59 am collegevisit: Motivated students w/ a “personal brand” as they move to college will likely include their FB url, Twitter ID, etc. w/their app #campuschat
2:00 am IvyEyesEditing: If the data could be valuable…but now e.g. everyone has a fanpage. To the extent I’m like…fan of what!?! lol @WCUadmission #campuschat
2:00 am IvyEyesEditing: Sorry I digress 😉 #campuschat
2:01 am IvyEyesEditing: Great point about personal branding though. #campuschat
2:01 am collegevisit: Hey,we’ve reached the hour mark.Very interesting convo tonight. I’ll be around a bit longer but big TY to @WCUAmdission tonite! #campuschat
2:02 am WCUadmission: Students need to remember admission offices are there to help. When in doubt, ask. Parents, ask questions as well. #CampusChat
2:02 am campusbound: IvyEyesEditing: Sorry I digress 😉 #campuschat No problem! My comments feed onto our Facebook page – can’t wait to see the mess!
2:02 am mikesevery: They need to check out studentbranding.com before they do RT @collegevisit: include their FB url, Twitter ID, etc. w/their app #campuschat
2:02 am SuzanneShaffer: It’s inevitable that the next generation of students will already have a personal brand formed when they graduate #campuschat
2:02 am IvyEyesEditing: Online identity will become more 3D, & applicants can start controlling ‘optics’ & their ‘brand’ now (stu readers snoring yet?) #campuschat
2:02 am WCUadmission: @collegevisit Thank you for letting me chat tonight! Feel free to ask us questions via twitter or email at admiss@wcu.edu. #CampusChat
2:02 am collegevisit: @mikesevery I’ll check it out, too. Thanks for the info! #campuschat
2:02 am WCUadmission: @SuzanneShaffer So very true! #CampusChat
2:03 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @WCUadmission: Students need to remember admission offices are there to help. When in doubt, ask. Parents, ask questions #campuschat
2:03 am IvyEyesEditing: Thank you for your wisdom! Will spread the word about WCU, keep us in the loop. @WCUadmission#campuschat
2:03 am WCUadmission: If you have any questions about WCU and such, feel free to email me personally if needed: meganwilson@wcu.edu. #CampusChat
2:04 am campusbound: Thank you WCU! @WCUadmission: Thank you for letting me chat tonight! #campuschat
2:04 am WCUadmission: @IvyEyesEditing You are so very welcome! #CampusChat
2:04 am BMEdegreeGIRL: Thanks! #CampusChat
2:05 am WCUadmission: It’s always great to answer questions. Whether it’s about my school or general college search advice! #CampusChat
2:05 am collegevisit: Please feel free to suggest topics and guest hosts for #campuschat
2:05 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL Good luck in your educational career path. I wish you the best of luck! #CampusChat
2:05 am SuzanneShaffer: RT @collegevisit: Please feel free to suggest topics and guest hosts for #campuschat
2:06 am WCUadmission: RT @collegevisit: Please feel free to suggest topics and guest hosts for #CampusChat
2:06 am BMEdegreeGIRL: @WCUadmission Thanks, great information, I appreciate it. #CampusChat
2:07 am WCUadmission: @BMEdegreeGIRL Anytime! If you need direction to any programs, contact info and such, please let me know! #CampusChat
2:08 am SheldonWordNerd: Rats. Just got home and missed #campuschat
2:08 am collegevisit: Next week’s co-host is Gil Rogers from @unewhaven! #campuschat I plan on asking how they are using SM!
2:09 am Admission101: Thanks @WCUadmissions and @collegevisit – great chatting with everyone! #campuschat
2:09 am collegevisit: @SheldonWordNerd We missed you, too! #campuschat
2:09 am SuzanneShaffer: That should be great! RT @collegevisit: Next weeks co-host is Gil Rogers from @unewhaven! #campuschat #campuschat
2:10 am megs0124: RT @collegevisit: Next week’s co-host is Gil Rogers from @unewhaven! #campuschat I plan on asking how they are using SM!
2:10 am collegevisit: Thanks to everyone for great input tonight! #campuschat
2:11 am megs0124: Heading home with the dog. Had a great chat tonight with @CollegeVisit #CampusChat as @WCUadmission. Thanks for letting me participate!
2:13 am SheldonWordNerd: @collegevisit Probably miss next week too 🙁 But at least it’s because I’ll be on vacation! #campuschat
2:16 am collegevisit: @TauhidChappell Hi, thanks for stopping by #campuschat. My biz, SmartCollegeVisit is in Blacksburg.
2:18 am SuzanneShaffer: I think it’s going to happen RT @collegevisit @SuzanneShaffer What do you think of parents friending college admissions offices? #campuschat
2:21 am timmoorecary: RT @WCUadmission: @WCU is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. We’re part of the University of North Carolina university system #CampusChat
3:34 am inspiremetoo: @campusbound great #campuschat next time I’ll make sure to chime iny tweets…
3:59 am heathnettles: Sorry to leave just into the #campuschat – Good company called & remained for hours. Hope to be a better participant in the future.
6:43 am TauhidChappell: Sorry I had to dip out so early! Will check out wthashtag.com to read up on what I missed. #wjchat#campuschat
6:57 am rblake: @amfunderburk1 Is your school @WCUAdmissions as well? I think I went in on their #campuschatJust put the two together. West Carolina?

Z. Kelly Queijo

Author: Z. Kelly Queijo

Kelly is founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting. When she's not creating content for the blog or clients, tweeting, or hosting #CampusChat, she's planning her next mobile move.

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