College Seniors: Let Collegefeed Supplement Your Job Search
Oct15

College Seniors: Let Collegefeed Supplement Your Job Search

— #CampusChat talks with the folks from collegefeed.com about how college seniors can find jobs, get interview tips and make themselves known to employers. Join us Wed at 6pm PT and 9pm ET!

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat Open Mic Night: College Visits & More
Aug19

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat Open Mic Night: College Visits & More

 It was open mic night on #CampusChat and we began talking about what makes a college visit a good experience. In terms of what makes a college "visitable" the following tweets were shared: Takeaway Tweets: From #CampusChat August 18, 2010 SkiManilow:    @collegevisit Yes, I think it's a bad thing for a prospective student to have to pay to park. Vouchers should be given. #campuschat SuzanneShaffer:     @collegevisit I think they should at least provide free parking #campuschat SkiManilow:    @collegevisit Son was given a backpack at JohnsHopkins. Nice, not necessary. Won't sway to go there. Prob not good use of $. #campuschat jeannieborin:    don't like the idea of gifts – winds up being college marketing – friendliness & great info is key #campuschat SkiManilow:     @collegevisit We appreciated the gratis water bottles while touring in the hot summer weather. #campuschat Best tips for campus visitors: SuzanneShaffer:     preparation prevents panic–my motto for parents and students #campuschat jeannieborin: @collegevisit – do the info tour but make time to tour on your own #campuschat We also spent time discussing campus safety and the importance of asking about campus-wide alert systems on your college visit. To learn more, please read the full transcript here: #CampusChat Transcript 08/18/10.  Our next chat will be on Wednesday, August 28, 2010 and my co-host will be Akil Bello, of Bellcurves.com. Our topic will be college test...

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Twitter Tools for #CampusChat
May17

Twitter Tools for #CampusChat

CampusChat is an online higher-ed conversation that takes place on Twitter. Topics center around college visits, college admissions, and aspects related to life as a college student. Topics covered in a Twitter chat are noted by the use of the hashtag before the chat name. Ex: Add #campuschat to any tweet  you want to add to the conversation. Check SmartCollegeVisit.com or follow @collegevisit for updates related to the schedule and upcoming topics. New to #CampusChat? Check out these resources: Follow SmartCollegeVisit on Twitter, @collegevisit The night of the chat, track the hashtag: #CampusChat using tools such as TweetChat, TweetGrid, or Hootsuite.  For transcripts or previously published articles, please click here: CampusChat Archive.  To see who will be our next guest, check out the #CampusChat Lineup. For more information about how to use these tools or how to keep up with or follow a chat, read: 3 Easy Ways to Keep in Step with a Twitter...

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100 Schools on SmartCollegeVisit’s Twitter List
Jan30

100 Schools on SmartCollegeVisit’s Twitter List

Our Twitter List of Colleges and Universities features a growing list of college admissions and news offices using Twitter. It's now 100 strong! Follow us on Twitter @collegevisit and follow the list at...

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We’re on Twitter
Nov11

We’re on Twitter

The Twitter name for SmartCollegeVisit is @collegevisit. We invite you to follow us to keep current on information related to college visits. We've also set up the hashtag #collegevisit to make it easy for everyone to post and track information related to visiting colleges. Hashtags are simply a way to group tweets. It's easy to search by hashtag name (#name of hashtag) so you can see all of the tweets related to that specific topic. Here's a partial list of hashtags used in Twitter posts that relate to colleges/higher ed: #admissions#college#colleges#collegevisit#highed#highered#recruiting#universities#university If you know of other hashtags related to higher ed, please let us know by using the comment form below. We thank you for following us on Twitter @collegevisit. Image courtesy of...

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