Virtual Tour, Live Chat Brings College Fair to You

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Virtual Tour, Live Chat Brings College Fair to You
3/20/2012
Photo: Virtual Tour LiveUniversity of St. Thomas’ Office of Admissions will participate in College Week Live on Wednesday and Thursday, March 21-22. This college fair is unique because it features a virtual booth.

At the St. Thomas booth, prospective students can learn more about undergraduate admissions, financial aid, degree programs, campus life and athletics. Our admissions video, photos, virtual tour of campus, Facebook and Twitter will be available to view.

Prospective students will also have the opportunity to apply immediately online.

Admissions counselors will be available to online chat both days from 4 – 8 p.m. CST. Students are encouraged to RSVP and register for the virtual booth.

College Week Live features:
• Live streaming video keynote presentations from college application and admissions experts addressing college planning topics such as:
   o How to pay for college: financial aid and scholarships
   o The college application process: standardized tests (ACT and
      SAT), how to write an application essay, admissions interview
      tips 
   o School fit: how to pick the school for you

• Virtual booths for colleges, featuring electronic brochures, videos, webinars, podcasts and real-time IM and video chat between admissions counselors and students/parents

• Real-time, interactive Q&A sessions with admissions officials

• Live interactive video chats with current college students providing an insider's perspective on their school and the admissions process

• Networking capabilities to connect students with other students and service providers

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