CollegeWeekLive, National Honor Society Partner on Virtual College Fair
CollegeWeekLive and the National
Honor Society will jointly hold a virtual college fair in May to acquaint outstanding
school juniors and other underclassmen with colleges and universities
be interested in recruiting them.
is a digital platform that
enhances communications between higher education institutions and
students, providing a way for students and their parents to have live
with admissions officers at a number of colleges and universities. The
Honor Society is a 95-year-old organization that recognizes high school
students in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character.
virtual college fair, scheduled May 17, will
enable as many as 1 million National Honor Society members from around
country to live chat with admissions counselors and current students at
colleges and universities around the world.
goal, for the students, is to learn more
early on about colleges they may be interested in and to winnow down
of schools they are interested in considering.
Honor Society students are highly
motivated to find their right college match and they will appreciate
to chat directly with admissions counselors early in their research
said Jonathan Mathis, director of the National Honor Societies.
the higher education institutions will
have access to high-achieving students who they may be interested in
rewarding to give colleges the opportunity
to connect directly with students who not only have top academic
who exemplify strong character and leadership," said CollegeWeekLive
more information about participating in the
virtual college fair, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-828-8222.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.