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2009-09-24 07:30:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in empowering students to manage their education and launch their career, today announced from the National Association for College Admission Counseling Conference (NACAC) that it has acquired CollegeZapps, a leader in college application processing. This latest strategic initiative builds on the company's acquisition of PrepHQ in July 2008 and combines ConnectEDU's expertise in electronic document...

2009-08-27 08:00:00

BOSTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- YourCampus360 recently launched a Facebook Application that helps College Admission and Marketing Professionals increase application and enrollment rates. The application allows prospective students to take a Virtual Walking Tour of the university campus while experiencing student life at the college. This launch tops off YourCampus360's Social Media offerings, which help Colleges reach and attract prospective students worldwide. The addition of Facebook...

2009-07-24 07:38:12

Dr Geoff Hayward from Oxford University funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, who led the research points out, a high proportion of those with combined academic and vocational qualifications gained their qualifications in state-school sixth forms and have importantly similar backgrounds to the traditional academic applicants. Therefore, the increasing proportion of students applying to higher education with combined academic and vocational qualifications may be widening...

2009-07-20 14:26:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Common Application, the 35-year-old not-for-profit organization that revolutionized the college admission process, and Docufide, Inc., the nation's leading provider of high school and postsecondary e-transcript services, today announced an important partnership. Effective immediately, several thousand secondary schools under contract with Docufide may now electronically deliver their transcripts to any of the nearly 400 Common App member...

2009-03-03 04:07:00

You've been accepted to college. How will you pay for it? Enhanced tool offers easier way to find funding for college HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- New portal opens the gate to college specific scholarships, simplifying the funding search for students. CollegiateZone, a company that provides college development tools, has launched the only online portal to college specific funding via its college prep service Topquest. See www.topquest.net Topquest is a unique and powerful online...

2008-12-09 15:03:00

Latest Version of Connect! Allows Students to Apply to Over 1,000 Colleges BOSTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in connecting students with colleges and employers through the nation's largest college and career planning network, has partnered with industry leader CollegeZapps to bring students in the ConnectEDU National Network(TM) a prolific, online application tool. With this partnership, students in the network will now have the...

2008-11-11 12:00:21

High schools in the country's eighth largest public school system are using virtual technology to level the playing field for their socioeconomically disadvantaged college applicants. Students unable to meet admissions officers on campus can now personally express their qualifications, initiative and potential through secure, quick-format online video from CollegeSupplement.com. Click here for ABC-6 on-site news report "Many of our kids are exceptional postsecondary candidates with...

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2008-10-13 09:15:00

By Wendy Leonard Deseret News Many college students submerged in the information age can't resist the urge to post personal information online. But some aren't aware that important people might be using Web sites to check up on them. A recent survey shows that one out of 10 college admissions officers has visited an applicant's social networking site as part of the decision-making process leading to acceptance or non- acceptance to schools and programs. "The social networking frontier is a...

2008-09-29 12:00:21

Back in the summer, Steven Price logged on to his Facebook page one evening to do his usual check-in with family and friends before going to bed. He was surprised when he found a "friend" request from Scott Minto, the director of the admissions office at San Diego State University's Sports Management Program sitting in his in-box. "I was blown away," said Price, 22, a recent college graduate who is applying to business schools this fall and is currently interning with the Minnesota Vikings....

2008-09-28 15:00:00

By ERIN RICHARDS At Brookfield East High School, Laura Turner is the kind of student who shouldn't have to worry about getting into the college of her choice. She's articulate, mature and enthusiastic, a hard worker with high marks -- a 3.88 grade-point average -- who organized hundreds of students last year in Waukesha County to sleep in a parking lot and raise thousands of dollars for displaced Ugandan citizens. But ranked against her peers in terms of GPA, Turner isn't in the top 25%...


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