College Application and Exploration Week
Weekly Tip Sheet – October 30
Tips and Tricks
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.
Create a Buzz
Beginning Monday, (school name) will be celebrating the statewide College Application and Exploration Week! Students will (insert a few activities planned).
On Monday, we’ll kick off College App Week in WV! Can’t wait to get our students at (school) excited about college!
Note: If your accounts are public, be sure to mention @CFWV so we can share your posts!
Know the Lingo
Room and board (n.)
Refers to charges applied to a student’s account for living on campus or eating in the dining halls. “Room” applies to the cost of housing (living in the dorms) and “board” refers to the cost of meal or dining plans.
CFWV Pro Tip
An important component of the college-going process is to become financially literate. Students can use the Financial Fitness tools on CFWV.com to learn about financial literacy, including budgeting and credit.
Have your students navigate to the following page: http://bit.ly/1Q0tcSI
The number of public and non-profit institutions in the state of West Virginia
Glenville State College
Glenville State College features 41 student organizations, from a fishing club to clubs based on various majors, such as business, education, English, land resources, and social science.