11 Facts About Smart College Visit

Z. Kelly Queijo of Smart College Visit, Inc.A version of this post first appeared on Handshake 2.0.

SmartCollegeVisit is an award-winning college-search and travel planning resource that works with college and university admissions offices to provide efficient on-line and mobile products for college-bound students and their families.

Smart College Visit, Inc. also:

  1. won the VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurial Summit Award for Best Business Concept.
  2. was featured in Valley Business FRONT.
  3. is a woman-owned technology company.
  4. publishes Where'd They Go To School – quirky lists of famous people and where they attended college.
  5. is a mobile app publisher.
  6. hosts a weekly chat on Twitter called #CampusChat.
  7. was invited by President Obama's Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, to attend a Whitehouse Mashup: The Convening on Consumer Information in Higher Education in September, 2011.
  8. is listed in the Top 100 Education Advice Blogs by College Scholarships.
  9. is listed in The Top 50 College Info Web Sites by Parents Countdown to College.
  10. is founded by someone whose last name means "cheese."
  11. is a VT KnowledgeWorks member company!

Smart College Visit's products include the Smart College Visit Blog, College Mom Minute, Campus Chat, Mobile Campus Guides, Smart Visit Widget, and other informational and productivity tools.

Photo: Zane J. Queijo

VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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