Colleges Using Online Chat Rooms to Reach High School Students

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A curious high schooler hurls a flurry of questions at a UC Riverside advisor. The student asks about tuition, SAT scores, study-abroad programs, diversity and whether she would need a car.

Once she gets her answers, she leaves. She doesn't bother to say goodbye.

The student was sitting at a computer in the Northern California town of Watsonville. And the advisor was on a computer at UC Riverside.

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