Takeaway Tweets  #CampusChat: FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines
Jan12

Takeaway Tweets #CampusChat: FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines

January 12, 2010 Results of last night's #CampusChat (01/11/12) per Hashtracking.com: 324 tweets generated 870,993 impressions, reaching an audience of 56,305 followers within the past 24 hours The top 3 Takeaway Tweet messages:  File the FAFSA  File it NOW Update date it after you've completed your 2011 income tax filing More Takeaway Tweets  NEVER exclude a college based on sticker...

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Expert Tips on How to Prepare for SAT/ACT Tests, Part 1: The Environment
Nov29

Expert Tips on How to Prepare for SAT/ACT Tests, Part 1: The Environment

Akil Bello ALL YOU EVER NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SAT AND ACT: The Environment The following is Part 1 of our 4-part series on SAT/ACT test prep developed by Akil Bello, co-founder of Bell Curves: In my 20+ year career in test preparation, I’ve been asked at least 1000 times “what would you tell a child getting ready for the SAT or ACT?” My response is universally the same: “Prepare.” This short answer is...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: What are You Reading?
Feb10

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat: What are You Reading?

There were 16 book recommendations for parents of college-bound teens during the 40th CampusChat on Twitter last night. The Takeaway Tweets below reference the titles and the complete transcript contains additional commentary. My favorite takeaway tweet was not a book recommendation but a reminder from #CampusChat regular, educator, and sage, Akil Bello:   @akilbello Reading is for those without TV #campuschat...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Akil Bello, Bell Curves
Aug26

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Akil Bello, Bell Curves

 Most Wednesday evenings, CampusChat is a lively, lighthearted conversation with an expert on topics related to college life, campus tours, or college admissions. My expert guest and co-host was Akil Bello, co-founder of Bell Curves, a test preparation and tutoring services company in New York. Test Prep was the topic of the August 25, 2010 chat and, instead of "light" or "lively," I'd say the...

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The 5 W’s of #CampusChat with Guest Akil Bello
Aug25

The 5 W’s of #CampusChat with Guest Akil Bello

WHO: Akil Bello (@akilbello), co-founder of Bell Curves. Contact: akil@bellcurves.com or  phone at 646-414-1586. WHAT: Tonight's topic is College Board Test Prep WHERE: #CampusChat on Twitter WHEN: 9 PM Eastern, August 25, 2010  WHY: "Change a life! Change the World!" These words headline the career web page on the Bell Curves site and the testimonials from former Bell Curves students...

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