Scholarship Tips & Tweets – the Takeaway Tweets!

— Missed last night’s #CampusChat? No worries, here’s a collection of the top tweets from Scholarships Tips & Tweets

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Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat: Car Care 101 for the College-bound
May05

Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat: Car Care 101 for the College-bound

What every college kid should know about car care: Takeaway tweets from #CampusChat on May 1, 2013 with Ginnie Pritchett from AAA.

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript: The College Scam #CampusChat
Jul12

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript: The College Scam #CampusChat

Last night's lively chat with Bruce Sallan tackled the topic of the myth that college is right for everyone with plenty of jabs about majors/careers and paying for college.  From thoughts on taking a gap year-to-learning a trade-to-entrepreneurship-to-attending college, repeatedly, the advice was to choose wisely. And, then there were some truths we don't always want to talk about when it comes to kids and college: Agree? Disagree? Read the transcript on Smart College Visit's Archive at: The College Scam: #CampusChat Transcript. Comment and tell us: What was your favorite tweet?  Our friends at Hashtracking report that 36 participants generated 389 tweets, delivering 3.5 million impressions reaching 111,000 Twitter users.  Click here to see the complete report. Join us next Wednesday for another exciting hour of #CampusChat: 9PM Eastern, 8 Central, 7 Mountain, 6 Pacific. [View the story "The College Scam #CampusChat Transcript" on...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Leah Ingram

A very special thank you goes out to Leah Ingram, founder of Suddenly Frugal, for sharing her tips on how to save money for college by making adjustments to how families spend at home. Below are the Takeaway Tweets and the complete #CampusChat Transcript for 04/11/12 is available here as a PDF. [View the story "Takeaway Tweets #CampusChat 04/11/12" on...

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Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat on “Senioritis”
Feb23

Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat on “Senioritis”

Last night's #CampusChat on Twitter produced so many great college prep tips for high school seniors on how and why to avoid catching senioritis.   Here are 7 Takeaway Tweets from the chat:  @gionnicortez  Q2: If you really want to get rid senioritis, surround yourself w/ others who are going to push you to do the best you can! #CampusChat @myFootpath: Heres a tip: College Freshmen, dont feel embarrassed to go to orientation stuff. It is KEY! #campuschat  @jeannieborin  Q3 – learn what you can about your #college community & connect with other #students in your #freshman class-& spend QT w/family #campuschat @myFootpath  Q3: The summer before college, you can also get a job. It will help you save $$ to offset school expenses and keep you focused. #campuschat @myFootpath:  Q7: The more you can visit, talk to people, become familiar with the campus, the more ready you will fell. #campuschat @SheldonWordNerd:  Q7 Feel normal. You shouldn't feel entirely prepared. You're entering a new world! Just try to be excited, not overwhelmed. #campuschat @jeannieborin: #College WILL rescind offers of #admission – so senioritis is a definite no no #campuschat  Also, I'd like to extend a HUGE thanks to Noel Rozny, Web Editor & Content Manager for myFootpath.com for suggesting this topic and leading the discussion!  This post will be updated with a link to the full transcript when it's...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Kettering University’s Karen A Full
Feb09

Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Kettering University’s Karen A Full

Kettering University is ranked #1 for Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) and continues to be ranked in the Top Twenty in the nation in the current edition of "America's Best Colleges Guide," which is published by "U.S.News & World Report."  What makes Kettering unique is the university's mandatory requirement that all students participate in a co-op program.  Karen A Full, director of undergraduate admissions, joined us on February 8, 2012 on #CampusChat to share insights about Kettering and co-op. The Takeaway Tweets interview portion of #CampusChat follows. The complete transcript which includes questions from participants as well as Karen's answers can be found here: #CampusChat Transcript 02/08/12.   Q1 How many students are enrolled at Kettering?  @KarenAfull Kettering has just under 2000 students, mostly undergraduate. Q2 How many participate in the Co-op program? @KarenAfull The co-op program is required for ALL students. Co-op managers are assigned to each Kettering students. They help with the co-op job search process. Kettering co-op managers will assist students with the resume process and interviews… get them ready for the co-op!  Q3 So, there's a co-op program for every major? @KarenAfull Kettering offers 14 engineering, science, math and business majors.Co-op companies are located all over the U.S. Over 550 companies.  And of course, engineering programs. Some automotive-related, but also bioengineering concentrations. Q4 What if you're undecided? @KarenAfull Students can be undecided. Just need a love of math/science, want to do hands-on stuff NOW. Q5 What kind of student should apply to Kettering? @KarenAfull Kettering students need to be strong in math. They take calculus right away!  Q6 What do parents think of the co-op program? @KarenAfull Parents like that their son/daughter will be prepared for employment. They see much growth and maturity in their student! Q7 What do students think of the co-op program? @KarenAfull Our students LOVE co-op. That is usually why they choose Kettering. They get to work right away, doing fun stuff.  Kettering students get to say things like: "I work for Chrysler. I work at BMW. I work at Disney. I work at UPS." Q8 Can a student pay for his/her entire education through co-op at Kettering? @KarenAfull Students do often put their earnings toward tuition. We offer great merit schools as well. They earn between $40,000 & $65,000 in their co-op jobs! Does not pay for entire education.  Q9 What's the greatest benefit of co-op to Kettering students? @KarenAfull 90% of Kettering students have a job or are in grad school withing 6 months of graduation. Kettering grads tend to have higher salaries than other graduates http://payscale.com.  Q10 Does co-op make a better student? @KarenAfull Co-op allows students to take what they have learned in class and apply to...

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