What is CampusChat?
Sep13

What is CampusChat?

#CampusChat is a weekly Twitter chat hosted by SmartCollegeVisit (@collegevisit) on Wednesday evenings at 9PM, Eastern. Topics are related to all things college, including: campus visits, college admissions, travel to college, dorm living, internships, academics, technology, and other subjects that impact college life. Participants indicate their tweets are part of the chat by using the hashtag (#) symbol before the chat name:...

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Blacksburg Area Colleges & Universities

The following Smart College Visit posts feature colleges and universities located in the areas in or near Blacksburg, Virginia and the New River Valley. Check back for updates as you begin to plan to your college tour to a school in southwest Virginia. We have many more schools to cover! Smart See, Smart Do: Virginia Tech Student Panel Highlight of Radford Open House Related Posts Featuring Area Higher-Education Experts, Services, and...

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Smart Q & A: Is it Better to Apply “Undecided” or Declare a Major?
Jun21

Smart Q & A: Is it Better to Apply “Undecided” or Declare a Major?

Smart Q & A is a new service on SmartCollegeVisit where readers submit a question related to college visits or the college admissions process and we’ll have an expert advisor provide an answer. To kick things off, Christina McIntyre, associate director for University Honors at Virginia Tech, founder of BecomeAlum, and president of Innovative Academic Solutions, answers questions related to academic planning. What’s...

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CampusChat: Six Best College Tips from Expert Guests

#CampusChat is an online chat that takes place on Wednesday evenings from 9-10 pm, Eastern. With six weeks of chats now under our belt, there has been a steady stream of tips and advice flowing from the fingertips of our expert guests. Here are some of the best tips and how they apply to college admissions and academic success. Best tip for to manage the influx of e-mailed information from colleges and universities: Set up an...

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Top Take Aways from BecomeAlum on CampusChat
Jun03

Top Take Aways from BecomeAlum on CampusChat

Christina McIntyre, BecomeAlum founder, shared her college advising insights on #CampusChat, June 2, 2010. The main topic was academic planning and covered everything from deciding on a major to graduation rates to paying for college. It was a fascinating discussion with terrific input from all who participated. Here are some of the top take-aways from Christina: Look up grad rates on collegeresults.org then ask schools how they are...

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The 5W’s of CampusChat with Christina McIntyre
Jun02

The 5W’s of CampusChat with Christina McIntyre

#CampusChat: 9 PM Eastern, June 2, 2010  WHO – Tonight's guest is Christina McIntyre, founder of BecomeAlum Christina's experience in academic advising spans 14 years at Virginia Tech. By working with students to provide advice and direction, she identified that students need tools to provide structure to their academic planning. She designed BecomeAlum to meet those needs. BecomeAlum is an online academic planning...

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