Parent College Coach Tip #18: Embrace Social Media
May30

Parent College Coach Tip #18: Embrace Social Media

Even if you’re in denial (and some parents are), social media is here to stay. Not only is it here to stay, but it’s an invaluable tool to help parents and students with college prep.

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Tim Cigelske: Social Media @ Marquette U
Dec02

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Tim Cigelske: Social Media @ Marquette U

One of my favorite tweets from last night's CampusChat was this:   Teecycle Tim @collegevisit First thing I did was start a Twitter acct on my 1st day, Oct 14, 08. Sometimes you just have to jump in & DO it. #campuschat Tim Cigelske leads social media initiatives at Marquette University. Twitter, FB, Flickr, YouTube, Foursquare, and Tumblr are the tools currently in place to connect and engage with prospective students, current students, parents and alumni. During CampusChat, Tim revealed that how MU connects with their audiences is not solely about which tool to use but more about not being afraid to try something new and about keeping communication flowing, regardless of the medium.   TeecycleTim @collegevisit I believe in the power of print, video, social media, etc. It's all communication, everything has its place. #campuschat To learn more from Tim and those who participate in CampusChat, please read the Takeaway Tweets below and the complete transcript.  CampusChat is a weekly chat about all things college. Our audience has included college-bound teens, their parents, admissions consultants, counselors, social media and technology experts, and others who are passionate about college visits, admissions, and college life. We meet online every Wednesday at 9PM Eastern on Twitter. Just follow and use the hashtag #CampusChat in Tweets to participate. ...

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