SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CampusExplorer.com, an online resource that helps students of all ages plan their college search, today launched a new Facebook application, Campus Explorer Connections. The new application provides students a visual overview of where their Facebook friends attend or attended college and is designed to promote the exchange of information between students interested in a particular college with those people who have direct knowledge of that college .
“Campus Explorer is always looking for ways to help students improve their college search experience,” explains Jerry Slavonia, Campus Explorer’s founder and CEO. “Connections will filter Facebook friends in a manner that visitors will be able to identify both enrolled students, as well as alumni, at colleges of interest directly from their personal contacts - then promote communication between those parties.”
To access Campus Explorer Connections, simply sign in to the application on CampusExplorer.com using Facebook Connect.
When fully deployed, Campus Explorer Connections will help prospective students, enrolled college students and graduates:
- Find where their friends and family went to college
- Learn where their friends will be going to college
- Discover and explore the most popular schools in their network
- Learn more about their top college choices from their trusted personal connections
- Locate and network with alumni to get the “inside scoop” about their college choice
- Find potential mentors to guide them through their academic and career paths
“Success is often reliant on having solid networking skills - making connections that propel your education, your career and your life experience,” Slavonia continues. “Connections is another way for us to help students engage with their extended network online to find the college they’re most likely to succeed at.”
Campus Explorer helps aspiring students of all ages search for and plan their transition into college. With comprehensive information, reviews, relevant editorial content and student-focused search and organizational tools, CampusExplorer.com has become a premier destination for students, parents, counselors and education professionals to assist with the college decision journey.