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Finding the Best College Scholarship Opportunities
College scholarship searching can be very frustrating for parents and their students. I know, I’ve been there! Keep reading…
It’s college scholarship week on #CampusChat!
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If you need college scholarship help and advice, this #CampusChat Twitter chat is JUST FOR YOU. The focus of this week’s scholarship chat is how to find the best college scholarship opportunities.
My guest this week is Jessica Velasco of JLV College Counseling. Jessica is an independent college counselor. Prior to starting JLV College Counseling, Jessica worked at colleges in Calif & Wash. in admissions offices. She has served on multiple scholarship committees and has extensive knowledge about college scholarships. Her site has an amazing scholarship database and she will be sharing her advice on how to find scholarships in our chat. Here are all the details:
- What: #CampusChat Twitter Chat
- When: Thursday, December 1st
- Time: 9-10pm, EST
- Topic: Finding the Best College Scholarship Opportunities
- Host: Monica Matthews @AidScholarship
- Guest: Jessica Velasco @Admissions411
- Sponsor: Smart College Visit @CollegeVisit
Not sure how to attend a Twitter chat? Keep reading…
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 here.)
Once you have your account set up, type #CampusChat into 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 1pm, 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. Make sure you are following me @AidScholarship and @CollegeVisit so you will not miss any questions or answers.
If you have any questions about how to participate in a Twitter chat, feel free to email me at email@example.com.
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.