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Twitter #CampusChat: Insights From a College Scholarship Judge
This is valuable advice straight from a college scholarship judge!
Join us on Twitter at 9 pm, est on Wednesday, February 4th, and learn:
- What scholarship judges look for in their applicants
- How to make a scholarship application stand out
- What students can do to impress the judges
- Why the scholarship essay is so important in the judging process
- Tips to capture the scholarship judges’ attention
- The 3 most important tips for a scholarship application
These are just a few of the college scholarship application details that will be covered during our chat. JR will also answer any questions parents and students may have about college scholarships and the judging process, so don’t miss this chat!
UPDATE: This #CampusChat has passed, so go click the link below to find out what JR had to say about what scholarship judges look for in their applicants:
Are you new to Twitter or don’t know how to get in on a Twitter chat? Just follow the directions below:
What is a Twitter chat and how do I participate?
Joining a Twitter chat may seem intimidating, but it’s really is easy! If you don’t already have one, go to Twitter.com and create a free account. Students, please keep in mind that scholarship judges and college admissions officers read students’ tweets and take note of Twitter usernames! Try and use your real name or something that represents you and passes the Grandma Test.
More on the Grandma Test is found right here.
Once you have your account set up, type in #CampusChat in the search bar at the top of the page. Be sure to use the hashtag —> # in front of “CampusChat”. This will bring up all of the Tweets involving SmartCollegeVisit and CampusChat.
At 9 pm, you will start to see the questions being asked and the answers being shared. Keep refreshing the page to see all the tweets about #CampusChat, or use a free service like Hootsuite.com to easily follow along and join in on the chat. If you have a question, just ask it in 140 characters or less, making sure to include #CampusChat somewhere in your tweet.
If you have any questions about how to participate in a Twitter chat, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everyone is welcome for College Scholarship Night on #CampusChat, so please join us!
Monica Matthews is the author of How to Win College Scholarships. She helped her own son win over $100,000 in college scholarships and now shares her expertise with other parents and their students. She truly has “been there, done that” in regards to helping parents and students navigate the scholarship process.
Her method of helping students in finding college scholarships, writing unique and compelling scholarship essays, creating amazing scholarship application packets and more, have taught desperate parents to help their own students win thousands of scholarship dollars.
Monica’s scholarship tips have been featured on many prominent websites and she has been dubbed the “Go-To” expert on college scholarships.