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Video: NACAC President Stefanie Niles Talks About Conference Takeaways and Her Goals for the Year

The 2018 National Conference last week left an impression on many attendees, and most importantly, it left an impression on our new NACAC President Stefanie Niles.

Niles chatted with Platform Q Education’s Gil Rogers in a livestream Thursday afternoon about her takeaways for the conference and her goals for her presidential year and the years ahead.

“There’s a lot to do,” she said. “A lot in higher education that we are going to have to do to continue to make this experience most accessible to students.”

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Tune In: Join Us for a #nacac18 Recap with NACAC’s President

Missing the 2018 National Conference already? We’ve got you covered.

Join PlatformQ Education and NACAC on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET for an exclusive conversation and #nacac18 round-up with new NACAC President Stefanie Niles.

We’ll be discussing goals for Niles’ presidential term, key takeaways from the conference, and ways college admission professionals can take what they learned and use it back home.

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5 Social Media Tips for #nacac18

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NACAC’s 74th National Conference in Salt Lake City kicks off in just a few days and there are so many ways to get involved. As the social media manager for NACAC I might be a little bit biased, but I think getting involved with the conference on social media is a great way to meet new people and ensure you don’t miss a moment of the action.

Check out my top five tips to get the most out of your national conference social media experience.

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Application Advice for College-Bound Students

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High school seniors are sending out more and more college applications each year and NACAC members have some advice for students who want to make their applications stand out in the growing pile.

Extracurriculars are a big buzzword on college applications, but Craig Meister, director of college counseling at Oxbridge Academy (FL), urges students to look beyond just their school’s offerings.

Get involved in your larger community. Don’t count out after-school jobs or even taking care of your siblings.

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Know Before You Go: Webinars, Twitter Chats, and More to Help You Prep for #nacac18

Have questions about the 2018 National Conference in Salt Lake City?

Whether you are a first-time attendee who wants to know the ropes or a seasoned veteran who wants to share in the pre-conference excitement, we have the line-up for you.

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