Back-to-School #CampusChat Transcript 08/08/12


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@fujifulgueras Hi everyone! #campuschat
@collegevisit @GionniCortez Great to “see” you again! #campuschat
@collegevisit Q1: What should HS juniors focus on right before school starts back up? #campuschat
@chelsmerget Hello everyone! #campuschat
@BellCurves A1: Juniors should study vocab. Improves scores & college readiness. SAT words we found in the real world http://t.co/X2j8qNay #campuschat
@chelsmerget @@collegevisit Rising juniors? They need to focus on the grades this year. Junior year is the toughest year in HS if you ask me. #campuschat
@fujifulgueras A1 HS juniors need to check their schedules & take the most challenging courses they can #campuschat
@GionniCortez A1 HS juniors need to focus on maintaining their GPA! With the ACT/SAT in the equation, this will be the most stressful year! #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@BellCurves: A1: Juniors should study vocab. Improves scores & college readiness. SAT words we found in the real world http://t.c …
@chelsmerget RT @GionniCortez: A1 HS juniors need to focus on their GPA! With the ACT/SAT, this will be the most stressful year! #campuschat
@jeannieborin Q1 jrs. should create college prep timeline – testing calendar & more #campuschat
@collegevisit @@akilbello Hey, going well. Thanks for coming! #campuschat
@akilbello RT @@@jeannieborin: Q1 jrs. should create college prep timeline – testing calendar & more #campuschat
@chelsmerget Juniors should also start trying to visit colleges. Never feels like enough time if you just go senior year. #campuschat
@@jeannieborin @@akilbello @@collegevisit hi!!!! fun hour ahead! #campuchat u know we’ll include humor! #campuschat
@collegevisit Toughest year: Junior year of high school according to our experts! #campuschat
@akilbello Heck not just juniors but all students should be planning their next year. Parents should be planning for the next 4 years. #campuschat
@JodiOkun hey U 2 how are RT @@akilbello: Hey @@collegevisit.. how’s it going .. hey @@@jeannieborin #campuschat
@collegevisit @@@jeannieborin Great idea! Create college prep timeline (via @@@jeannieborin) #campuschat
GionniCortez A1 My junior year was really stressful! I took the ACT twice and it was not easy. I had to balance a lot! #campuschat
@collegevisit @@akilbello Agree. Agree! #campuschat
@JodiOkun so true RT @@@jeannieborin: Q1 jrs. should create college prep timeline – testing calendar & more #campuschat
@akilbello @@JodiOkun hey Lady.. how’s life .. saw you post in Huffpost..cool #campuschat
@chelsmerget RT @@@jeannieborin: Q1 get to know HS counselor, check HS profile, #college fairs, meet reps at your school too #campuschat
@collegevisit @GionniCortez Did you have a clue going in that junior year would be so hard? #campuschat
@akilbello Junior year is busy. kids need to decide what to keep and what activities to jettison .. cant do it all #campuschat
@collegevisit Q2: What should HS seniors focus on before school starts? #campuschat
@fujifulgueras A1 Junior year is the last time a high schooler can join a club/sport & have time to contribute #campuschat
@akilbello Thats huge.. establish relationship early, suss them out and find out how helpful RT @@@jeannieborin: Q1 get to know HS counselor #campuschat
@JodiOkun do it RT @@@jeannieborin: Q1 get to know HS counselor, check HS profile, #college fairs, meet reps at your school too #campuschat
@GailatSCV RT @@collegevisit: Q2: What should HS seniors focus on before school starts? #campuschat
@@jeannieborin for activity resume – do what you like and keep doing it – depth & continuity a key factor – quality or quantity! #campuschat
@stevefurman RT @@YourCollegeKid: Q1: Getting a list of schools they would like to attend, looking at the school requirements & working to meet th …
@fujifulgueras A2 HS seniors should finalize college wish list & complete applications in August #campuschat
@chelsmerget A2: Seniors need to have a list of colleges they are seriously looking at. Those app dates sneak up on you. #allnightersarentfun #campuschat
@jeannieborin so many summer programs – not too early for jrs. to explore those options too – many require apps! #campuschat
@JodiOkun + 100 % RT @@@jeannieborin: Many agree that jr. year is toughest in HS – even tougher than #college…could be right on #campuschat
@collegevisit Anyone following should register for our prize drawing. We have books for the college bound to give away! http://t.co/Yb3KnT6m #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@@jeannieborin: Many agree that jr. year is toughest in HS – even tougher than #college…could be right on #campuschat
@BellCurves A2: Seniors should be looking for scholarships and working on college essays #campuschat
@GionniCortez @@collegevisit I anticipated that it would, but I don’t think I was prepared..my school did not provided the necessary tools #campuschat
@akilbello Seniors should create a calendar of deadlines and submission dates. put early reminders in iPhone, Android, and bathroom walls! #campuschat
@chelsmerget Seniors also need to be getting those reading lists out of the way. Don’t wanna play catchup when you are wanting to have fun #campuschat
@akilbello Seniors should make a copy of deadline calendar and give it to mom/dad so they can remind #campuschat
@MyCCAnet A2 – Seniors shld remeber that the SAT/ACT were actually designed for them – it’s not too late for a retake! #campuschat
@MyCCAnetprepforcollege RT @@@jeannieborin: @@collegevisit jrs. take #PSAT in fall – potential National Merit status-resume-keep grades up- #college search #campuschat
@@jeannieborin Seniors need to WRITE! Many #colleges = numerous essays – #CommonApp & #UniversalApp launched – supplements slowly surfacing! #campuschat
@collegevisit Good pt RT @@MyCCAnet: A2 – Seniors shld remeber that SAT/ACT were actually designed for them – its not too late for a retake! #campuschat
@jeannieborin RT @@MyCCAnet: A2 – Seniors shld remeber that the SAT/ACT were actually designed for them – it’s not too late for a retake! #campuschat
@MyCCAnet A2 Seniors also need to have an honest talk w/parents about paying for college BEFORE college list is final. Adjust accordingly #campuschat
@Dr_Merck RT @@akilbello: Seniors should make a copy of deadline calendar and give it to mom/dad so they can remind #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@MyCCAnet: A2 Seniors also need to have an honest talk w/parents about paying for college BEFORE college list is final. #campuschat
@chelsmerget RT @@MyCCAnet: A2 Seniors also need to have an honest talk w/parents about paying for college BEFORE college list is final. #campuschat
@akilbello Seniors should learn to play bingo (its what seniors do aint it?) #campuschat
@chelsmerget @@fujifulgueras the STUDENTS need to be looking at that too. #grownupproblems #campuschat
@collegevisit @@JodiOkun So true. Parents = reminder duty! #campuschat
@BellCurves A2: Seniors should also be planning & prepping for Oct SAT (reg deadline 9/7) or Nov. Vocab, prac tests, fine tuning strategies #campuschat
@collegevisit Q3: What tips for time management work well for teens? #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Ditto on that one! RT @@collegevisit: @@JodiOkun So true. Parents = reminder duty! #campuschat
@GionniCortez @@collegevisit Speaking to my friends at other schools, they told me they had special guests like ACT/SAT professionals visit #campuschat
@akilbello Ask 1st day RT @@SuzanneShaffer: A2 Seniors need to lock down their recommendations EARLY-be the first in line to ask for letters #campuschat
@JodiOkun best job in the world RT @@collegevisit: So true. Parents = reminder duty! #campuschat
@collegevisit @@akilbello Only after the apps are in and no test retakes are needed! Then Bingo! #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Yes it is! RT @@JodiOkun: best job in the world RT @@collegevisit: So true. Parents = reminder duty! #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello Disagree. You need to pick the RIGHT college list to get the right amt. of $$. If you wait for FAFSA, it’s too late. #campuschat
@GailatSCV Start using “to do” lists on phone or paper. RT @@collegevisit: Q3: What tips for time management work well for teens? #campuschat
@jeannieborin @@akilbello @@SuzanneShaffer recs early is rt.-no extra $ for those writing – good to beat the rush – no teacher burn out that way #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Use a filing system on a usb and evernote app RT @@collegevisit: Q3: What tips for time management work well for teens? #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Yep! RT @@@jeannieborin: recs early is rt.-no extra $ for those writing – good to beat the rush – no teacher burn out that way #campuschat
@YourCollegeKid RT @@JodiOkun: best job in the world RT @@collegevisit: So true. Parents = reminder duty! #campuschat
@GionniCortez A3 Prioritize! If you have work to do, hang out w/ friends who will keep you on the right track! #campuschat
@akilbello @@MyCCAnet thats I can agree with but its hard enough to choose a list of fit schools based on other factors And money is so vari #campuschat
@chelsmerget @@collegevisit @@GailatSCV its the only way I get everything done! PLANNERS DO WONDERS. Like real, written planners. #campuschat
@collegevisit @@SuzanneShaffer We often suggest @evernote for time management for college students. Great idea to rec for teens, too! #campuschat
@chelsmerget RT @GionniCortez: A3 Prioritize! If you have work to do, hang out w/ friends who will keep you on the right track! #campuschat
@akilbello @@MyCCAnet Sticker price is the wrong reason to not consider a school you highly interested in #campuschat
@FirstGenU RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit @@GailatSCV its the only way I get everything done! PLANNERS DO WONDERS. Like real, written planners. #cam …
@fujifulgueras RT @@akilbello: @@MyCCAnet Sticker price is the wrong reason to not consider a school you highly interested in #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Great idea! RT @@FirstGenU: Q3: I made my sister make an old fashioned excel sheet w/ deadlines. #campuschat
@GailatSCV RT @@SuzanneShaffer We often suggest @evernote for time management for college students. Great idea for teens, too! #campuschat
@chelsmerget Agreed #BUalum RT @@akilbello: @@MyCCAnet Sticker price is the wrong reason to not consider a school you highly interested in #campuschat
@jeannieborin @@FirstGenU spreadsheets work great – use them all the time! #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello Agree w/you on sticker price. But, families CAN find out ahead of time whether colleges meet full need or not. #campuschat
@chelsmerget Need to keep sane! RT @@MyCCAnet: Seniors shld also build in time for FUN. Sometimes a LITTLE R&R helps you stay focused #campuschat
@jeannieborin RT @@fujifulgueras: RT @@akilbello: @@MyCCAnet Sticker price is the wrong reason to not consider a school you highly interested in #campuschat
@YourCollegeKid A3: Use those smart phones for something other than Angry Birds, use the phones to schedule their day #CampusChat
@MyCCAnetprepforcollege Agreed! RT @@fujifulgueras: A2 Parents of HS seniors should start searching for scholarship opportunities #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello They can also check debt upon graduation & merit scholarships, tailor list for $$ #campuschat
@akilbello whats best way? RT @@MyCCAnet: @@akilbello They can also check debt upon graduation & merit scholarships, tailor list for $$ #campuschat
@jeannieborin activity resume should include things #students enjoy-stuff they are not required to do – build in the fun – ditto to all #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@YourCollegeKid: A3: Use those smart phones for something other than Angry Birds, use the phones to schedule their day #campuschat
@BellCurves Remember that a photo is now required as part of registration for SAT & ACT. Everything you need to know http://t.co/6RMJSc4x #campuschat
@jeannieborin free #scholarship search widget here http://t.co/OlXw22VA #campuschat
@MyCCAnet All colleges say they have great fin. aid…but not all do. Time to ask $$ questions is before you finalize the list. #campuschat
@akilbello Take a self portrait RT @@collegevisit: Q4: With the SAT test date of 10/7, what should teens be doing now? #campuschat
@FirstGenU Q4: Same thing I did for the GRE. Study at minimum one hour a day – every day. #campuschat
@akilbello RT @@@jeannieborin: free #scholarship search widget here http://t.co/Ac2y35Ka #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello 3 questions to ask of colleges bef. applying: 1. Do you guarantee to meet full need for all students? #campuschat
GionniCortez A4 Find a tutor ASAP!!! Don’t wait! Take full practice tests! #campuschat #SAT
@collegevisit Good to know! RT @@@jeannieborin: free #scholarship search widget here http://t.co/x2zeKRLx #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Go over math formulas RT @@collegevisit: Q4: With the SAT test date of 10/7, what should teens be doing now? #campuschat
@chelsmerget @@fujifulgueras Still think it’s important for students to be able to search.Helps them become invested in their future finances. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello 2. If not, what % of students have full need met at your school? What is av. % met? #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @GionniCortez: A4 Find a tutor ASAP!!! Dont wait! Take full practice tests! #campuschat #SAT #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello IPEDS College Navigator site has some of the answers, as do other online resources. #campuschat
@chelsmerget A4: Take as many practice tests as possible. Track your strengths and weaknesses. Adjust practice accordingly. #campuschat
@collegevisit Way to go! RT @@FirstGenU: Q4: Same thing I did for the GRE. Study at minimum one hour a day – every day. #campuschat
@fujifulgueras A4 HS seniors need to be sure they are registered to take either the SAT or ACT in the Fall #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello Families shld also do the FAFSA4caster bef. finalizing list. So they can see what colleges will expect them to pay. #campuschat
@jeannieborin @@akilbello agree that practice for tests is key-athletes, musicians, more get gd. w/practice-know strategies & keep at it, yes?! #campuschat
@akilbello Remember there is a distinction between practice and preparation.. you have to learn the stuff before practicing it. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello If yr. family is high need & a college doesn’t meet full need, or meets need for only a sm. %, it’s not a good bet #campuschat
@FirstGenU RT @@akilbello: Remember there is a distinction between practice and preparation.. you have to learn the stuff before practicing it. #ca …
@BellCurves A4: Juniors should plan on taking the #PSAT Check out our post on the importance of the PSAT http://t.co/HY0lr2Gr #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello If your parents faint when they see their Expected Family Contribuition, tailor the list for merit $$ #campuschat
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@akilbello Develop strategies and use limited practice test 2 figure out if you are implementing them properly. Just taking tests sml value #campuschat
@jeannieborin RT @@BellCurves: A4: Juniors should plan on taking the #PSAT Check out our post on the importance of the PSAT http://t.co/HY0lr2Gr #campu …
@fujifulgueras @@MyCCAnet Disagree. Students will never know how much FINAID they will get unless they apply for admission & aid #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello If you wait, colleges have all the power when it comes to $$. Take control upfront. Be a smart shopper. #campuschat
@collegevisit @kimorlando Welcome, Kim. Time to get ready for back to school, no? #campuschat
@akilbello RT @@fujifulgueras: @@MyCCAnet Disagree. Stdnts will never know how much FINAID they will get unless they apply 4 admission & aid #campuschat
@collegevisit @kimorlando Sophomore year – great year IMO to start visiting colleges! Junior year is super busy! #campuschat
@JodiOkun Repeat pls RT @@fujifulgueras: A4 HS seniors need to be sure they are registered to take either the SAT or ACT in the Fall #campuschat
@YourCollegeKid A4: study off the practice tests. It helps to see principles in action #SAT #ACT #campuschat
@jeannieborin @@akilbello yeah yeah yeah – good point – inferred – yes prep then practice #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit @@GailatSCV its the only way I get everything done! PLANNERS DO WONDERS. Like real, written planners. #cam …
@akilbello I told a group of 9th grade students (who came to NY from chi) to start visiting colleges right now! They hadn’t checked out any #campuschat
@MyCCAnetprepforcollege RT @@MyCCAnet: All colleges say they hv great fin. aid…but not all do. Time to ask $$ questions is before u finalize list. #campuschat
@chelsmerget RT @@collegevisit: @kimorlando Sophomore year – great year IMO to start visiting colleges! Junior year is super busy! #campuschat
@kimorlando NO! Not ready! RT @@collegevisit: @kimorlando Welcome, Kim. Time to get ready for back to school, no? #CampusChat
@GailatSCV RT @@akilbello: Remember there is a distinction between practice and preparation.. you have to learn before practicing it. #campuschat
@collegevisit @@akilbello Agree! My rising 9th grader started visiting colleges this summer. #campuschat
@kimorlando GREAT! RT @Tips4Trips: You know, I have noticed a lot more people out on our trails when I walk, since the Olympics began. #CampusChat
@fujifulgueras @@MyCCAnet Agree…most colleges do not meet 100% of need. That is why students should not eliminate most colleges based on $ #campuschat
@collegevisit Q5: What’s the most important tip for HS Juniors for junior year? #campuschat
@FirstGenU Summer isn’t a good time to visit b/c no stdnts. Can’t get a feel for the institution. #campuschat
@chelsmerget @kimorlando Summer is a tough time to visit colleges because it doesn’t give you the full image of how the school is. #ghosttown #campuschat
@akilbello @kimorlando u cant see what a “live” campus is like but you can view facilities and talk to some kids. also get a sense of town #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Make the serious college list RT @@collegevisit: Q5: Whats the most important tip for HS Juniors for junior year? #campuschat
@collegevisit @kimorlando Summer visits diff from school year visits. I like to both, then def fall or spring visit for top list of schools #campuschat
@chelsmerget @@collegevisit Keep calm, but stay involved. Time management can be your most valuable tool. Perfect it. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@fujifulgueras I’ve seen too many kids blindsided. Get into “dream school” & discover $$ not there. No backup plan. #campuschat
@FirstGenU Q5 Junior yr focus on grades. Jr grades are the last admissions officers see. #campuschat
@collegevisit @@akilbello Pizza as a reason to choose college? Is that diff from loving football or baseball as a reason? 🙂 #campuschat
@jeannieborin @@collegevisit Q5 no. 1 criteria in #admission – challenging courses & GPA – so max out and do well #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@fujifulgueras Or worse, they end up taking HUGE loans because its their dream school. #campuschat
@GionniCortez A7 HS juniors: Focus, focus, focus on the ACT/SAT! Put your studies before play! Your hard work will pay off in the future! #CampusChat
@akilbello @@MyCCAnet all kids need good back up plan, cause no matter want admission is not guaranteed.. money or not. #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@FirstGenU: Q5 Junior yr focus on grades. Jr grades are the last admissions officers see. #campuschat
@akilbello @@collegevisit nope. but they were 10! lol #campuschat
@FirstGenU Get on a coll’s radar. Sign up for admissions email updates Being a stealth applicant doesn’t help you. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@fujifulgueras I’m sure if you were buying a house, you’d eliminate at least some based on how big the mortgage wld be. <smile> #campuschat
@akilbello HS juniors should start applying for 1 scholarship a month, meet college counselor, go to fairs, schedule year, and cure cancer #campuschat
@FirstGenU Low-income stdnts should explore SAT waivers soph yr. App fee waivers junior year. #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@MyCCAnet: @@fujifulgueras A dream college is only a dream if you can pay the pricetag. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello Absolutely. A good list has a built in safety net, both for admissions & money. #campuschat
@akilbello @@FirstGenU I dont think they can get them. #campuschat
@BellCurves A5: Work hard. The better your grades, the better chances of admission and $$$$$$$. #campuschat
@GailatSCV RT @@FirstGenU: Low-income stdnts should explore SAT waivers soph yr. App fee waivers junior year. #campuschat
@jeannieborin What’s the best way to reduce stress for teens in HS going through #college process-organization check, support check-what else? #campuschat
@FirstGenU Explore schls where you stand out. Dude? What schools have no men? Conservative? Where are the liberals? You might get money. #campuschat
@JodiOkun @@akilbello great info see tweet conversation #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@BellCurves: A5: Work hard. The better your grades, the better chances of admission and $$$$$$$. #campuschat
@FirstGenU @@collegevisit Being a stealth applicant means no admissions officer is fighting for you. It’s like who is this?! #campuschat
@akilbello All about #SAT and #ACT fee waivers http://t.co/kapudvIx #campuschat
@JodiOkun Yup RT @@BellCurves: A5: Work hard. The better your grades, the better chances of admission and $$$$$$$. #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@akilbello: All about #SAT and #ACT fee waivers http://t.co/y9NQ3caO #campuschat
@collegevisit I think this graphic covers, what 99%? of the college decision factors? #campuschat http://t.co/ov8fRpdP
@SuzanneShaffer Great point RT @@FirstGenU: Being a stealth applicant means no admissions officer is fighting for you. Its like who is this?! #campuschat
@akilbello Fee waivers should be available from your college counselor, but school may run out and have to request more. #campuschat
@akilbello College board fee waivers also often will also apply to application fees #campuschat
@collegevisit @@FirstGenU Good point! #campuschat
@GailatSCV RT @@collegevisit: I think this graphic covers, what 99%? of the college decision factors? #campuschat http://t.co/siHAtdpy
@GionniCortez RT @@collegevisit: I think this graphic covers, what 99%? of the college decision factors? #campuschat http://t.co/ov8fRpdP
@GionniCortez RT @@collegevisit: RT @@MyCCAnet: @@fujifulgueras A dream college is only a dream if you can pay the pricetag. #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Love it! RT @@collegevisit: I think this graphic covers, what 99%? of the college decision factors? http://t.co/XfqCUbsj #campuschat
@collegevisit Q6: What’s the most important tip for HS Seniors for senior year? #campuschat
@FirstGenU I think sometimes we care too much about fit what a kid likes. You can get money for branching out to what you never considered. #campuschat
@@jeannieborin RT @@collegevisit: I think this graphic covers, what 99%? of the college decision factors? #campuschat http://t.co/ov8fRpdP
@SuzanneShaffer Don’t get senioritis RT @@collegevisit: Q6: Whats the most important tip for HS Seniors for senior year? #campuschat
@collegevisit We have prize drawing for #GettingIn the @Zinch Guide to College Admissions .Post a tweet or RSVP http://t.co/Yb3KnT6m #campuschat
@FirstGenU Q6 Plan for YOU. Your friends have their own wants, needs, and family considerations. Keep your list to yourself. #campuschat
@chelsmerget RT @@SuzanneShaffer: Dont get senioritis RT @@collegevisit: Q6: Whats the most important tip for HS Seniors for senior year? #campuschat
@jeannieborin Q6 Srs. keep an apply timeline and stay ahead of deadlines – it’s what this process is about due dates! know all requirements – #campuschat
@akilbello RT @@FirstGenU: Q6 Plan for YOU. Your friends have their own wants, needs, and family considerations. Keep your list to yourself. #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit Have fun. Embrace adulthood. Take an interest in YOUR future. Its that simple. #campuschat
@akilbello @@SuzanneShaffer the papers have stories every year about kids who get admissions revoked. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet RT @@FirstGenU: Q6 Plan for YOU. Your friends have their own wants, needs, and family considerations. Keep your list to yourself. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet RT @@FirstGenU: I think sometimes we care too much about fit what a kid likes. You can get money for branching out to what you never cons …
@jeannieborin @@akilbello @@YourCollegeKid any #college that requires tests will accept either ACT w/writing or SAT-some want SAT II-check first #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Yep! RT @@akilbello: @@SuzanneShaffer the papers have stories every year about kids who get admissions revoked. #campuschat
@fujifulgueras @@MyCCAnet I worked in private college admissions…spent a lot of time explaining high sticker price/understanding FINAID #campuschat
@jeannieborin #Seniors avoid peer pressure – it can rattle nerves! #campuschat – write your own #essays
@akilbello @EriqFelix thanks… i’ve never had a kid contact directly! #campuschat
@BellCurves A6: Start early. The earlier you apply the better the chances of acceptance and $$$$$ (school aid may run out). #campuschat
@YourCollegeKid A6 Enjoy your family, friends, teachers and classes; though keep in mind your senior year grades (both semesters) DO matter! #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@collegevisit: RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit Have fun. Embrace adulthood. Take an interest in YOUR future. Its that simple. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit Have fun. Embrace adulthood. Take an interest in YOUR future. It’s that simple. #campuschat
@nancyberk RT @@@jeannieborin: #Seniors avoid peer pressure – it can rattle nerves! #campuschat – write your own #essays
@akilbello @@MyCCAnet For SAT and ACT? or college applications? #campuschat
@akilbello @nancyberk in the house! #campuschat
@collegevisit @nancyberk Ah, the peer influence. Seem big in college selection, too! #campuschat
@FirstGenU Oh, and one last thing: following your HS boo has to be the worst thing ever. It don’t mean a thing w/o a ring. #campuschat
@nancyberk Sorry late to party. Hi to all great experts @@collegevisit @@@jeannieborin @@SuzanneShaffer @@fujifulgueras @@akilbello et al! #campuschat
@akilbello @@collegevisit it seems peer, schools they’ve heard of (Sports influence), and regional are biggest influences unfortunately #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@akilbello Also, some colleges will give fee waivers w/just a letter fr. counselor. Never hurts to ask. #campuschat
@akilbello @@FirstGenU but she love me.. #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@FirstGenU Does your school meet full need for 100%? #campuschat
@fujifulgueras @@collegevisit: @nancyberk Ah, the peer influence. Seem big in college selection, too! Students & some PARENTS too #campuschat
@FirstGenU @@akilbello Unless that “she” is your momma or your pet who cares?! RT @@FirstGenU but she love me #campuschat
@collegevisit @@FirstGenU You’ve had some good tweets tonight! 🙂 #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer @nancyberk Hi Nancy! Miss seeing you here. #campuschat
@jeannieborin @nancyberk @@collegevisit @@SuzanneShaffer @@fujifulgueras @@akilbello hi Nancy – glad you could make it! #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@chelsmerget: @@collegevisit Have fun. Embrace adulthood. Take an interest in YOUR future. It’s that simple. #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@FirstGenU: Q6 Plan for YOU. Your friends have their own wants, needs, and family considerations. Keep your list to yourself. #campuschat
@collegevisit @@fujifulgueras Yes, sometimes it’s either peer pressure or parent pressure! #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@fujifulgueras @@collegevisit @nancyberk Parents can be worse than kids w/wanting the “name” sticker for the car. #campuschat
@GailatSCV #campuschat @@collegevisit: @GionniCortez @youcollegekid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize drawing winners tonight.
@SuzanneShaffer You got that right! RT @@collegevisit: @@fujifulgueras Yes, sometimes its either peer pressure or parent pressure! #campuschat
@MyCCAnet @@collegevisit @@fujifulgueras And for some kids, it’s internal pressure. #campuschat
@fujifulgueras @@collegevisit Thanks for the good #campuschat AND for the gift card from last weeks chat!
@BellCurves Always useful. Take a free SAT http://t.co/1JNBGtsW or a free ACT http://t.co/CNMEPtOF #campuschat
@collegevisit RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat @@collegevisit: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize winners tonight. #campuschat
@jeannieborin What a great group! Hope we can come together each Wednesday evening! Thanks Kelly! you did it again! #campuschat
@collegevisit @@fujifulgueras You’re welcome! We’re hoping to offer more prize drawings each month! Fun!! #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat @@collegevisit: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize winners tonight. #campuschat
@GailBillingsley RT @@collegevisit: RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize winners tonight.
@collegevisit I realize we’re over time but the convo’s been sooo good! TYeveryone! Next week: How to talk with your prof w/guest @chattyprof #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer Great chat tonight @@collegevisit and all the experts–tons of good advice for parents and students #campuschat
@JodiOkun @nancyberk let’s try to catch up soon #campuschat
@SuzanneShaffer RT @@collegevisit: Next week: How to talk with your prof w/guest @chattyprof #campuschat
@collegevisit Tremendous advice for high school teens here tonight! Thank you for supporting our #backtoschool super #campuschat
@FirstGenU Yes! I do an entire workshop on this on my campus. MT @@collegevisit Next week: How to talk with your prof w/guest @ChattyProf #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@collegevisit: Tremendous advice for high school teens here tonight! Thank you for supporting our #backtoschool super #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@FirstGenU: Oh, and one last thing: following your HS boo has to be the worst thing ever. It don’t mean a thing w/o a ring. #campuschat
@reBlur @@chelsmerget How do I go back to being an undergrad post-graduation? #campuschat
@GionniCortez @@collegevisit Thank you! I always enjoy #CampusChat
@YourCollegeKid RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat @@collegevisit: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize winners tonight. #campuschat
@chelsmerget @reBlur I’ll let you know when I know. #lifesgreatquestions #campuschat
@YourCollegeKid RT @@collegevisit: Tremendous advice for high school teens here tonight! Thank you for supporting our #backtoschool super #campuschat
@chelsmerget Thanks for a great chat everyone. And congrats to the winners! See everyone next week. #campuschat
@FirstGenU @reblur @@chelsmerget Post-bacc! #campuschat
@GionniCortez RT @@SuzanneShaffer: RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat @@collegevisit: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize winn …
@GionniCortez RT @GailBillingsley: RT @@collegevisit: RT @@GailatSCV: #campuschat: @GionniCortez @@YourCollegeKid @kimorlando CONGRATS! You are our prize …
@fujifulgueras RT @@SuzanneShaffer: RT @@collegevisit: Next week: How to talk with your prof w/guest @chattyprof #campuschat
@ACPRWORK RT @@FirstGenU: Q6 Plan for YOU. Your friends have their own wants, needs, and family considerations. Keep your list to yourself. #campuschat
@C3admission RT @@collegevisit: Good pt RT @@MyCCAnet: A2 – Seniors shld remeber that SAT/ACT were actually designed for them – its not too late for a
@meganlynnmcc RT @@akilbello: ask for Recs in the Junior year before summer, via email (so you have record) and before popular teacher gets swamped #ca …
@collegeprepwld RT @@FirstGenU: Low-income stdnts should explore SAT waivers soph yr. App fee waivers junior year. #campuschat
@TheClubhouseKB RT @@FirstGenU: Low-income stdnts should explore SAT waivers soph yr. App fee waivers junior year. #campuschat
@kimorlando Woohoo! Running out to get my lottery ticket now! RT @@collegevisit CONGRATS! You are our prize winners 2night #CampusChat
@nydiasimone RT @@akilbello: Remember there is a distinction between practice and preparation.. you have to learn the stuff before practicing it. #ca …
@C3admission RT @@collegevisit: RT @@@jeannieborin: Many agree that jr. year is toughest in HS – even tougher than #college…could be right on #campuschat
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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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