Tip Sheet – October 30, 2017

Get the community involved! Have community members come in and talk about their career and the education it requires. See if businesses will give items away to students who show proof that they applied to at least one college during the week. Beginning Monday, (school name) will be celebrating the statewide College Application and Exploration Week! Students will (insert a … Read More

Tip Sheet – October 23, 2017

Recruit students to help you spread the word! Students are usually eager to lend a hand if their phones are involved. Encourage students to tweet and post about College Application and Exploration Week activities on their social media accounts. (If their posts are public and they tag us, we will help spread the word, too!) We’re just two weeks away … Read More

Tip Sheet – October 16, 2017

Attend the College Application and Exploration Week Planning Webinar! Hear from the experts around the state who have hosted College Application and Exploration Week events in the past and find out what works and doesn’t work. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24 at 3 PM. Coordinators will receive an email with details on how to access the webinar. … Read More

Tip Sheet – October 10, 2017

Don’t overwhelm yourself. Many new site coordinators are excited about hosting their event – and that enthusiasm is needed! However, don’t plan so much in the week so that it becomes overwhelming. For new site coordinators, we recommend keeping the first College Application and Exploration Week celebration simple and expanding on that celebration in every subsequent year. (And, of course, if you … Read More

Tip Sheet – October 2, 2017

Use these tip sheets! These weekly newsletters will provide you with tips and tricks to make College Application and Exploration Week a success in your school. Feel free to use the information in the newsletters to create college chatter within your school. Be sure to tell us about your experiences during College Application and Exploration Week! We’ll be sending out … Read More

In action: College Application and Exploration Week across West Virginia

Hedgesville High School wrote an article about College Application and Exploration Week in their monthly newsletter outlining events that would take place during the week. Wirt County High School Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) wrote why they chose to pursue a college education on their #ReachHigher cards. Hedgesville High School Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) helped prepare signs for activities … Read More

Accept the College Application and Exploration Week challenge & win cool prizes!

Then get creative to win cool prizes! Simply accept the challenge on your Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram account following the rules below and you’ll be entered to win! October 31 – November 4, 2016 is College Application and Exploration Week in West Virginia. Help us celebrate by inspiring others and accepting the challenge to apply to at least four college, … Read More

In action: College Application and Exploration Week across West Virginia

Hedgesville Middle School teachers made a wonderful video to share their college experiences with students. Williamson K-8 teachers have written awesome scripts informing students of college options through school wide theme days. West Virginia Wesleyan College has led the way in promoting the #WhyIChose campaign on Twitter. Matewan PK-8 worked with the Williamson Daily News to secure a great story in ... Read More