College Application and Exploration Week
Weekly Tip Sheet – October 23
Tips and Tricks
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!)
Create a Buzz
We’re just two weeks away from celebrating College Application and Exploration Week in WV! We can’t wait to help our #collegebound students explore their college and career options. @CFWV
We’re 2 weeks away from celebrating College App Week in WV! Students at (insert school) will explore colleges and careers. @CFWV
Snap a picture of your preparations for an activity that will occur during the week and post to Instagram.
Note: If your accounts are public, be sure to mention @CFWV so we can share your posts!
Know the Lingo
Merit-based financial aid (n.)
Financial aid programs that require students to meet a certain level of achievement, usually academic.
CFWV Pro Tip
Are your students on the hunt for scholarships? CFWV delivers them monthly to inboxes across the state!
Students can sign up to receive monthly scholarship emails here: http://www.cfwvconnect.com/signup.html
The dollar amount of the combined maximum award amounts of the Federal Pell Grant and the West Virginia Higher Education Grant
Fairmont State University
Established in 1865, Fairmont State University began as a college specifically to train teachers. Now, the university offers more than 80 programs of study.