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The Big Virtual
College Admissions Fair
October 2nd, 2018
10am - 6pm EST
Enrollment acquisition
simplified…
About the Event
Enrollment acquisition just got easier
The Big Virtual - College Admissions Fair is a national online college fair hosted by eCareerFairs.com that attracts tens of thousands of college-bound high school students from around the country. Join hundreds of other colleges and universities showcasing their schools. Using live streaming sessions and one-on-one video and text chat conversations demonstrate your school's unique qualities to curious and inquisitive students looking for the perfect higher-ed opportunity. The venue of the event is very similar to an open house, where any number of representatives from different departments (ie: admissions, nursing, math, science, athletics, finance, clubs, etc) highlight your school’s benefits. eCareerFairs is working with with leading organizations to draw great candidates to exceed your enrollment goals.

To learn more, please don't hesitate to contact an eCareerFairs representative @ 781-795-1350 ext: 207
How it Works
Register
Register for the virtual event by pressing the Register button above and filling out the simple form. Payment not required
Get periodic email notices regarding the event and what to do next
Read the Prepare notes below on this page
ReSearch Grads
Investigate registered students
Invite matching candidates to visit your booth
Save candidates you wish to contact
Use traditional methods to reach out to prospects and invite them to the event
Attend Event
Host a livestream video session and communicate with large parties at the same time
Converse with inquisitive candidates interested in your school departments
Rate and take notes of each conversation with students
Follow Up
Get statistics regarding event activity
Review conversations with students
Contact desirable candidates and invite them to visit your school
What your peers are saying...
"

It was a very positive experience that we hope to do again. Definitely see the need [to add] more reps... - Ohio Valley University

"

The fair went very well, we were busy the whole time...
We consider this event to be a success. We are looking to be involved in more virtual fairs... - Cal State University

"

The fair was great, and having the contact information for the students who engaged with us is wonderful!... - Colorado State University

"

It went really well, it was a cool format and I enjoyed chatting with the students throughout the day!... - Marist College

"

...It is so very helpful! I would love to participate in any Virtual Fairs that you have coming up!... - Benedict College

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The fair went well. We had good conversations and were able to talk to students within our area. Thanks!... - Elms College

Participating High Schools
950+ Schools Across The Nation Attended

During our September 25th event, there were over 950 high schools participating with nearly 10,000 registered students attending the booths of more than 130 colleges and universities across the nation. In addition, there were over 20,000 booth visits and 4500 conversations with college representatives. We are working very hard to ensure an even larger show of high school students and colleges in the upcoming March 13th event.

Complete List w/High School Names Download (updated daily)
TBV-CollegeAdmissionsFair-Sept25th-HighSchoolList.pdf (530kb)
Previously Registered High Schools by State (September 25th event)
State
AK
AL
AR
AZ
CA
CO
CT
DC
DE
FL
GA
HI
IA
ID
IL
IN
KS
Schools
7
27
5
22
78
20
22
2
2
34
39
1
13
10
36
22
9
Enrollment
2927
18660
2922
23948
97432
16007
11617
708
1622
34340
50218
569
5093
5058
33162
15880
4068
State
KY
LA
MA
MD
ME
MI
MN
MO
MS
MT
NC
ND
NE
NH
NJ
NM
NY
Schools
11
17
20
9
10
15
10
35
15
6
31
2
6
3
29
8
32
Enrollment
9791
14390
15536
6081
4010
11654
6113
21799
8458
972
20724
181
903
2589
25636
4964
23781
State
NV
OH
OK
OR
PA
RI
SC
SD
TN
TX
UT
VA
VT
WA
WI
WV
WY
Schools
4
40
16
9
26
5
14
4
26
75
8
25
3
16
9
5
1
Enrollment
1018
24920
4992
4248
29926
5824
16521
2039
19103
74030
4788
22185
1378
17289
4191
4116
787
Registered High School List (abbreviated)
Aliceville High School
Aliceville, AL | Enrollment: 289
Decatur High School
Decatur, AL | Enrollment: 936
Huffman High School
Birmingham, AL | Enrollment: 1313
Sulligent High School
Sulligent, AL | Enrollment: 807
Mat-su Central School
Wasilla, AK | Enrollment: 807
Ridgefield Christian School
Jonesboro, AR | Enrollment: 296
more schools
Williams High School
Williams, AZ | Enrollment: 213
Aspire Pacific Academy
Oakland, CA | Enrollment: 457
San Marcos High School
San Marcos, CA | Enrollment: 2776
Grand River Academy
Grand Junction, CO | Enrollment: 195
New Haven Academy
New Haven, CT | Enrollment: 250
Academy of Aerospace And Engineering
Windsor, CT | Enrollment: 636
Booker High School
Sarasota, FL | Enrollment: 1087
Florida Southwestern Collegiate High
Ft Myers, FL | Enrollment: 372
Marietta High School
Marietta, GA | Enrollment: 2061
Thornton Fractnl No High School
Calumet City, IL | Enrollment: 1567
West Aurora High School
Aurora, IL | Enrollment: 3678
Harris-lake Park High School
Lake Park, IA | Enrollment: 180
Academy of Health Sciences
Largo, MD | Enrollment: 397
Century High School
Sykesville, MD | Enrollment: 1124
Randolph High School
Randolph, MA | Enrollment: 707
Salem High School
Salem, MA | Enrollment: 1016
Eldon High School
Eldon, MO | Enrollment: 583
Asbury Park High School
Asbury Park, NJ | Enrollment: 356
Mainland Regional High School
Linwood, NJ | Enrollment: 1356
Granville Central High School
Stem, NC | Enrollment: 569
Milton-union High School
West Milton, OH | Enrollment: 406
Fort Gibson High School
Fort Gibson, OK | Enrollment: 180
21st Century Cyber Cs
Downingtown, PA | Enrollment: 845
William Allen High School
Allentown, PA | Enrollment: 2536
Lakewood High School
Sumter, SC | Enrollment: 1232
Lancaster High School
Lancaster, SC | Enrollment: 1374
Scotts Branch High School
Summerton, SC | Enrollment: 193
Hamilton High School
Memphis, TN | Enrollment: 725
John F Kennedy High School
San Antonio, TX | Enrollment: 1356
Woodside High School
Newport News, VA | Enrollment: 2054
Gig Harbor High School
Gig Harbor, WA | Enrollment: 1741
Greenbrier East High School
Lewisburg, WV | Enrollment: 1159
Stockbridge High School
Milledgeville, WI | Enrollment: 61
Georgia Military College Prep
Milledgeville, GA | Enrollment: 80
Great Plains Technology Center
Lawton, OK | Enrollment: 1192
Mount St Mary Catholic High
Oklahoma City, OK | Enrollment: 400
Ridgewood Prep
Metairie, LA | Enrollment: 270
Clearwater Central Catholic
Clearwater, FL | Enrollment: 300
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA | Enrollment: 150
Pleasanton High School
Pleasanton, NE | Enrollment: 109
Padua Franciscan High School
Parma, OH | Enrollment: 800
Bloomington Christian School
Bloomington, CA | Enrollment: 541
North High
Torrance, CA | Enrollment: 2100
Sierra High School
Colorado Springs, CO | Enrollment: 853
Atlantic High School
Port Orange, FL | Enrollment: 1300
East Jackson Comprehensive High
Commerce, GA | Enrollment: 990
Kenwood Academy High
Chicago, IL | Enrollment: 1749
Michigan Connections Academy
Okemos, MI | Enrollment: 1691
Northwest High School
Clarksville, TN | Enrollment: 1185
MaCarthur High School
Irving, TX | Enrollment: 2759
Technology Preparatory Academy
San Fernando, CA | Enrollment: 320
Coastal Academy High School
Oceanside, CA | Enrollment: 4300
North East Carolina Prep School
Tarboro, NC | Enrollment: 400
Golda Meir School
Milwaukee, WI | Enrollment: 600
Mohave High School
Bullhead City, AZ | Enrollment: 1249
Filer High School
Filer, ID | Enrollment: 461
Ripley High School
Ripley, MS | Enrollment: 493
Crawford High School
Crawford, NE | Enrollment: 107
Saint Clair Co High School
Odenville, AL | Enrollment: 581
Academy of Scientific Exploration
San Fernando, CA | Enrollment: 474
Victory Early College H S
Houston, TX | Enrollment: 470
Saint Dominic Academy
Auburn, ME | Enrollment: 575
Keith McCarthy Academy
Lake Elsinore, CA | Enrollment: 180
Wewahitchka High School
Wewahitchka, FL | Enrollment: 396
Manchester High School
Manchester, GA | Enrollment: 479
Southmont Sr High School
Crawfordsville, IN | Enrollment: 519
Harris-lake Park High School
Oskaloosa, AI | Enrollment: 733
The Sagemont School
Weston, FL | Enrollment: 789
Roosevelt High School
Johnstown, CO | Enrollment: 892
Oak Hill High School
Hineston, LA | Enrollment: 808
Dell City School
Dell City, TX | Enrollment: 73
United High School
Laredo, TX | Enrollment: 4157
Pope John Paul II High School
Boca Raton, FL | Enrollment: 524
Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy
Baton Rouge, LA | Enrollment: 1900
Wilcox Central High School
Camden, AL | Enrollment: 609
Georgia Cyber Academy
Atlanta, GA | Enrollment: 13659
West Rowan High School
Mount Ulla, NC | Enrollment: 1089
Scotts Branch High School
Summerville, SC | Enrollment: 2901
Inclusive Learning Academy
Butler, NJ | Enrollment: 38
Bridgeport Military Academy
Bridgeport, CT | Enrollment: 233
Decatur Central High School
Indianapolis, IN | Enrollment: 1690
New Mexico School for the Arts
Santa Fe, NM | Enrollment: 196
Berkmar High School
Lilburn, GA | Enrollment: 3439
Mescalero Apache School
Mescalero, NM | Enrollment: 215
Paul W Bryant High School
Cottondale, AL | Enrollment: 872
Washingtonville Senior High School
Washingtonville, NY | Enrollment: 1411
Texas Virtual Academy
Lewisville, TX | Enrollment: 6477
Summit Academy Transition High
Columbus, OH | Enrollment: 198
Delta Charter High School
Tracy, CA | Enrollment: 512
Rimrock Jr-sr High School
Bruneau, ID | Enrollment: 133
Woodlawn High School
Baton Rouge, LA | Enrollment: 1290
Burlington Township High School
Burlington, NJ | Enrollment: 1297
Newark Senior High School
Newark, NY | Enrollment: 643
East Rowan High
Salisbury, NC | Enrollment: 1110
Southern Lehigh High School
Center Valley, PA | Enrollment: 1045
MT. Hope High School
Bristol, RI | Enrollment: 1100
Basha High School
Chandler, AZ | Enrollment: 2646
Nogales High School
Nogales, AZ | Enrollment: 1755
Clarendon High School
Clarendon, AR | Enrollment: 263
Montgomery Senior High
San Diego, CA | Enrollment: 1723
Options For Youth San Gabriel
Pasadena, CA | Enrollment: 1030
Options For Youth San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA | Enrollment: 507
Ponderosa High School
Flagstaff, AZ | Enrollment: 68
Mt Olive High School
Mount Olive, IL | Enrollment: 171
Charles City High School
Charles City, IA | Enrollment: 478
Hazelwood West High School
Hazelwood, MO | Enrollment: 2208
Greene Co High School
Eutaw, AL | Enrollment: 393
Mountain Ridge High School
Glendale, AZ | Enrollment: 2206
Sequoia Choice School
Mesa, AZ | Enrollment: 627
Tucson Magnet High School
Tucson, AZ | Enrollment: 3311
Mission Oak High School
Tulare, CA | Enrollment: 1494
Options For Youth Victorville Charter
Pasadena, CA | Enrollment: 2373
Rocklin Independent Charter Academy
Rocklin, CA | Enrollment: 119
Central School
Milton, FL | Enrollment: 556
Chattahoochee County High School
Cusseta, GA | Enrollment: 463
Georgia Connections Academy
Duluth, GA | Enrollment: 3859
Mcintosh Academy
Darien, GA | Enrollment: 472
Morris Innovative High School
Dalton, GA | Enrollment: 260
Redan High School
Stone Mountain, GA | Enrollment: 1107
Calumet New Tech High School
Gary, IN | Enrollment: 663
Oakland High School
Lafayette, IN | Enrollment: 55
Lincoln County High School
Stanford, KY | Enrollment: 1062
Watkins Mill High
Gaithersburg, MD | Enrollment: 1494
John Glenn High School
Westland, MI | Enrollment: 1840
Logan View High School
Hooper, NE | Enrollment: 248
Chester Academy High School
Chester, NY | Enrollment: 556
Groveport Madison High School
Groveport, OH | Enrollment: 1377
Southmoreland S High School
Alverton, PA | Enrollment: 602
Rockwall Heath High School
Heath, TX | Enrollment: 2200
Culpeper County High School
Culpeper, VA | Enrollment: 1122
Riverton High School
Riverton, WY | Enrollment: 787
Summerfield Waldorf School
Santa Rosa, CA | Enrollment: 398
Saint Ursula Academy
Cincinnati, OH | Enrollment: 574
Christian Brothers College H S
Saint Louis, MO | Enrollment: 960
First Baptist Academy
Universal City, TX | Enrollment: 467
Lake Taylor High School
Norfolk, VA | Enrollment: 1208
Western School of Sci and Tech
Phoenix, AZ | Enrollment: 245
Everman Academy High School
Fort Worth, TX | Enrollment: 39
Citrus Park Christian School
Tampa, FL | Enrollment: 290
Union High School
Nampa, ID | Enrollment: 210
The Big Virtual Partners:
Representative Benefits
Your school reps will love the benefits of our virtual fair
Unlimited Number of Reps
Unlimited number of reps from various departments can attend providing the best possible representation of your school (admissions, finance, academics, athletics, etc).
Participate Anywhere
Reps can participate from anywhere using just a browser or phone. There are no special downloads or equipment needed to communicate with student prospects.
Communicate via Video/Text Chat
Reps communicate with students via livestream presentations (one-to-many) and video or text chat (one-to-one).
Extremely Cost Effective
Very low cost of attendance (no travel expenses, national exposure), high ROI. Taking logistic constraints out of the equation allows better representation for the cost.
A Quick Tour

Take a look at the simple and intuitive eCareerFairs platform below designed specifically to facilitate efficient communications between students and their favorite colleges. The modern platform supports both desktop and mobile browsers with no apps or programs to install.

Event Lobby Page
In the Event Lobby, students can search and view each college. Featured and favorite schools are listed first. College specific video tours, brochures, and other media is available on each booth tile.
College Videos and other Documents
From the Event Lobby and within the booth, students can view all materials posted by the college and submit their transcript and contact information.
College Booth Page
Within the College Booth, students can watch a live stream presenter and ask questions in a many-to-one format. They can get in multiple queues to chat with department specific reps.
Conversation Page
On the Conversation page, students and college reps speak one-on-one in a timed chat. All conversations can be rated and saved for later review.
The Big Virtual - Platform Training
See the short recorded training webinar below to get a taste of our easy to use, intuitive virtual fair platform. We highly recommend that college/university representative participants view this train prior to the October 2nd event. During the webinar you will learn how to:
  • Sign in
  • Navigate the booth options
  • Update your greeting to students
  • Use the Live Stream feature
  • Use the General Chat feature
  • Manage the conversation queue
  • Chat one-on-one with students
  • Take notes on conversations
Event Pricing
An entire nation of college-bound
candidates at one event
Base Booth Package (required)
[FREE]
1 Virtual Booth
A virtual booth (like a physical booth) is the entry point where students will interact with your event offerings. Here, they can converse in a one-to-many format with your General Greeting presenter. This person answers general questions and can direct visitors to the proper representative. Or, students can go directly to a school representative and wait in a queue to speak via text chat one-on-one.
1 Representative Account: one-on-one text-based chat
A representative is either the individual available for the General Discussion area, or any of those that represent a department of your college. A representative can be a coach, upperclassmen, department head, admissions staff, or other individual that represents a particular aspect of your school. More representatives can be accommodated (fees apply).
General Greeting Area: one-to-many text-based chat
When a student enters your booth, they will be presented with an area (chat window) where they can ask general questions regarding your school. This is a public chat session where all visitors can view and participate in the chat. This is presented as a one-to-many, text only or text and video (fees apply) chat.
College Profile
The college profile is a brief synopsis of your school typically describing the core benefits and reasons why it stands above others. Booth visitors can read the profile before, during, and after the event.
1 Embedded Profile Video
You can submit an “embed” link from YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your school with a virtual tour or marketing video and any other video you’d like. This video will display directly within the booth for all to see when they visit. Students will be able to access this video as soon as it’s updated - prior to the event. It is recommended to post these videos shortly after you register for the event.
Premium Booth Package
[$195]
Includes all of the features of the the Base Booth Package above plus the following:
Up to 3 Representative Accounts: one-on-one chat (optional video chat available)
A representative is either the individual available for the General Discussion area, or any of those that represent a department of your college. A representative can be a coach, upperclassmen, department head, admissions staff, or other individual that represents a particular aspect of your school. More than 3 representative can be accommodated (fees apply).
Document Uploads: can upload unlimited documents
You can upload any number of relevant documents to your booth for students to access. Documents can include school brochures and literature, application form, admissions info, etc. Students will be able to access these documents as soon as you upload them - prior to the event. It is recommended to post these documents soon after you register for the event.
Links: Unlimited links to other relevant documents, videos and websites
You can submit any number of relevant links to websites of videos associated to your school. Students will be able to access these links as soon as you upload them - prior to the event. It is recommended to post these links shortly after you register for the event.
Live Stream Presentation (Premium Booth required)
[$200]
With the Base Booth Package, students will be able to communicate with your school via a text-based chat session in the General Discussion area. Most schools will choose to upgrade to much more compelling and personal Live Stream Presentation chat. Here, students can ask general questions in a one-to-many format and be responded to via a live video feed from your presenter (no special downloads needed to support this feature). The presenter’s computer or mobile device requires both a microphone, and a webcam.
Additional Representatives (Premium Booth required)
[$50]
With the Base Booth Package, one representatives is included per booth for free. However, there is no limit to the number of representatives supported. When representatives are added, they are provided with all of the basic features, as well as any upgraded features.
Representative Video/Voice Chat (Premium Booth required)
[$20/rep]
With the Base Booth Package, students will communicate with school representatives via a one-on-one text chat. Choose a more interactive video/voice chat (similar to Skype) by upgrading to this Representative Video/Voice Chat feature. No special software downloads are needed for this functionality. Both the representative and the student must be using a device such as a computer, smartphone or tablet that possesses a microphone and webcam (for video).
Lobby Featured College (limited quantity)
[$250]
When a student participates in the college fair the first location they are directed to is the Event Lobby. Here, in a card view format, lists all the colleges attending the event. Prior to and during the event your booth will be listed on the first page of the lobby view, gaining high exposure and more activity. Note that only 10 colleges are allowed to participate as a Lobby Featured College for the entire event.
Attendee Email Notice Sponsorship (limited quantity)
[$250]
Prior to and after the event eCareerFairs sends periodic email notifications to registered students regarding various milestone activities. Within these emails is the opportunity to showcase your school with a 120 x 60 pixel logo. At least 4 email notifications are sent to all registered student attendees and their parents. Note that only 10 sponsorship logos are allowed in these notices.
Prepare for the Event
Follow these steps to get the most out of your event experience
Click the steps below
1
Register for the Event
When: right away...
Post your school media information.
Register early and get more exposure by being listed higher in the lobby view
Get notified of any pertinent news regarding the event
Get notified of recommended tasks to perform prior to the event
Get notified when the event is starting
Take notes and rate candidates and conversations
Invite qualified prospects to visit your booth during the fair
2
Register Representatives
When: right away...
Schedule and register your school reps that will be participating in your booth.
Treat this event as if it were an open house event for just your school. Be sure to get as much representation as possible. There will be thousands of college-bound students attending the fair.
Students may have questions for any number of departments
School reps can be department heads (admissions, academic, finance, clubs, athletics) and upperclassmen, coaches, etc
Schedule your booth presenter for the general greeting area. For the live streaming feature, the presenter's computer should be equipped with a webcam and Chrome browser and the presentation area should be well lit.
3
Advertise the Event
When: soon after registering...
Reach out to all prospective high school counselors, students and parents in your database.
Inform them about the event and send them to the student registration landing page
Reference this site in your outreach program
In conjunction, The Big Virtual outreach partners will be actively soliciting high school guidance counselors, student, and parents
Preview registered students and invite those that may be interested in your departments. As time nears the event, there will be a large number of registered students you can search and invite to attend your booth
4
Learn the Platform
When: a week prior to the event...
All attending representatives should spend some time learning the intuitive event platform prior to the event.
Watch the quick platform walk-through video to familiarise yourself with the eCareerFairs platform
Sign into your account and peruse the platform features
Use the Contact Us form below to schedule a live demo of the platform with an eCareerFairs representative.
5
Attend the Event!
When: on event day...
Be signed in and ready at the start of event.
Ideally, representatives should use a computer with the Chrome browser and a webcam. This is especially needed if they're using the live streaming and video chat features of the eCareerFairs platform
All registered representatives will receive an email reminder to attend the event
We recommend the representatives sign into the event a half hour prior to become familiar with the platform and post their individual greeting
During the event, a The Big Virtual event moderator will always be available online to answer any platform related questions
All representative should take notes and rate each conversation they have with students.
6
Follow Up
When: soon after the event...
Whew! What an experience. Now:
View event statistics to analyze the effectiveness of the event
Each representative should review their stored notes and conversations and determine what students to follow up with
Contact desired students and invite them to visit your school
eCareerFairs maintains event information for 6 months prior to the event. This information can be accessed at any time during that period
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