Personal Branding for Teens: #CampusChat
Sep05

Personal Branding for Teens: #CampusChat

Brandie Gerrish, PR consultant and branding specialist, returns to #CampusChat to lead our discussion on personal branding for teens. Whether heading to college or entering the job market, there are things you can do to create a brand for yourself.  Join us tonight at 9PM, Eastern, on Twitter and become part of the conversation. To participate, just add "#campuschat" to your tweets.  Follow Smart College Visit @collegevisit     |     Follow Brandie @BGdoesPR Tweet you...

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Traveling with Teens to Visit Colleges: Next on CampusChat
Jul25

Traveling with Teens to Visit Colleges: Next on CampusChat

  #CampusChat #TMOM   James Madison University (JMU) "Do I have to go?" "Can I drive?" "Are we there yet?" Any number of questions or statements from teens will set the tone of the trip to visit colleges. My personal favorite is: "Wake me when we get there."    To find out how some moms are handling college tours, teens and travel, join us this evening (July 25, 2012) for CampusChat, an hour-long Twitter chat beginning at 9PM, Eastern. A moms panel made of members of TravelingMom.com will lead the conversation. Use the hashtag combination: #CampusChat #TMOM to participate and track tonight's conversation.  Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Participants in tonight's chat are invited to enter our prize drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card. All you have to do to enter is go to our Facebook Page and click "Like" this post or enter a comment or "RSVP" on the Facebook post. Feel free to include your Twitter handle so we can easily match your name to #CampusChat. The winner must participate in the chat and will be announced when the chat ends at 9PM. Only one entry per person will be...

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Tonight on #CampusChat: The College Scam
Jul11

Tonight on #CampusChat: The College Scam

CampusChat resumes tonight with 0ur guest:  Bruce Sallan, dad, writer, radio host, founder of #DadChat. Is the idea that everyone should go to college a scam? As a parent of two college-bound teens, Bruce is no stranger to ups-and-downs and ins-and-outs of getting your kid into college–and, worse, paying for it! Find out what we mean about the "college scam" tonight on #CampusChat: 9PM Eastern, 8PM Central, 7PM Mountain, 6PM Pacific.  To participate, use the hashtag "#campuschat" when you tweet. Follow Smart College Visit on Twitter @collegevisit and Bruce @BruceSallan. Bruce is author of  A Dad's Point of View: We Are Half the Equation.  For more information about Bruce and his take on parenting, teens, marriage (and college), go to BruceSallan.com or Facebook at A Dad's Point of View. ~~~  #CampusChat is an open forum on Twitter that meets on Wednesdays at 9PM Eastern.  Check our Lineup to find out about upcoming chats and the Archive for chat transcripts....

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CampusChat Lineup May 2012
May01

CampusChat Lineup May 2012

Smart College Visit is happy to host #CampusChat Wednesday evenings at 9PM, Eastern — only on Twitter! Follow @collegevisit for all the details!   May 2: Join us in celebrating the 2-year anniversary of #CampusChat May 9: Gluten-Free Chat with Wendy Gregory Kaho @midlife_celiac  It’s national Celiac Awareness Month (http://www.celiaccentral.org/) — What to ask on your campus visit about eating gluten free in college. May 16: Jennifer Edwards @GenYJen Community manager for @theYEC – The Young Entrepreneur Council    Please contact us to suggest a topic or guest for...

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Next on CampusChat: MyFootpath Tackles Senioritis

Next #CampusChat: Wednesday, 02/22/12 at 9PM ET Please joing me in welcoming our guest Noël Rozny, Web Editor and Content Manager at MyFootpath at the next #CampusChat when we take on senioritis! Noel has some great tips lined up for high school seniors. If you've been accepted to a college, you'll definitely want to join our chat on Twitter! Being accepted does not mean the coast is clear. There are many important details that still need your attention.  So, join us at 9PM ET, 8 CT for #CampusChat on Twitter. Follow @collegevisit (host of #CampusChat) and @MyFootpath (Noel will be tweeting).  myFootpath, LLC is a Chicago-based, privately held company that runs the myFootpath.com site as well as the myFootpath College Advisory Service, which provides consultative advice on degree programs over the telephone. More info: What is...

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There Will Be Prizes: Back to School Super #CampusChat
Aug02

There Will Be Prizes: Back to School Super #CampusChat

Updated 8:05 pm: Scroll down to see list of prizes to be given away during #CampusChat tonight! WHAT:  Our weekly #CampusChat will feature guests from past chats and long-time supporters. This group includes experts in a wide variety of topics related to going to college, college life and beyond. Not only will they share their very best back to school tips, they will offer prizes, promos, and other super opportunities.  Please share this post on Facebook, Twitter or your favorite social network. If you've got a question about visiting colleges, applying to college, paying for college, internships, extracurricular activities, career planning…you name it — we've got it covered.   Ask your question here using the Comment function.  To put your name in the hat for our prize drawings, simply enter your Twitter id in the Comments to RSVP. You only need to RSVP once to enter.  WHEN: Wednesday night on Twitter: 9PM Eastern, 8 Central, 7 Mountain, 6 Pacific WHERE: On Twitter. Use the hashtag "#CampusChat" to participate ************************THE PRIZES!**************************************** This list of give-aways includes resources and services to help throughout the life of a college student. Here are just a few of the prizes we'll give away: Get into college:  10 copies of Getting In: The Zinch Guide to College Admissions and Financial Aid in the Digital Age 30 Minutes of Free Consult for any rising senior from Jeannie Borin, founder of College-Connections A 1-year subscription to Word-Nerd – SAT/ACT Test Prep Vocab Skill Builder  a $69 value! A copy of What Color is Your Parachute for Teens by Carol Chirsten (@Parachute4Teens) $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble by Eric Clark, founder of Quincy Tutoring “Parents Countdown to College Crash Course”  about the college admissions process from @SuzanneShaffer (avail in Sept) Stay fit while in college: a FitKitDORM and a free one year membership to the FitKitCLUB – $50 value from www.FitKit.com. Plan your career while in college: A one-hour mentor call for students interested in finding the right internship with Mark Babbitt, founder of YouTern, a college internship matching and counseling service. The call can be used to discuss career goals, mentorship, entrepreneurial aspirations – whatever the student would like to focus on. ...

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