To find schoolmates for free with today’s internet technology is a fairly simple process. There are several graduate websites that can help you locate old school friends at very little cost. But it’s a good idea, whenever looking for old friends and alumni for free to take into account a few key points outlined below:
There are numerous graduates’ websites where you can sign up for free. A site like classmates.com® is just one of them – with over 40 million registered users and over 250,000 schools you’re sure to find your school and old school friends. There are hundreds of social networking sites where you can find school friends and alumni for free. Most sites allow free access and it’s important to take the time to fill out the user profile to get the most out of their services.
An import point regarding user profiles, it’s very possible that once you fill out your profile you soon be getting greetings from fellow schoolmates. If you’re short on time, you can just fill out your profile and wait for friends to contact you. Although personal information can be kept private, your name and graduation year is normally visible to other group members.
If you are coordinating a reunion and need reunion planning tools then one of the premier social networking sites is probably the best solution. Usually, these sites have numerous planning tools available to help coordinate your event. Some of the services include bulk email distribution, community bulletin boards, online pictures and more… In addition, these sites already include a large user list to help get the ball rolling.
Contacting your high school or college alumni associations may also help as class friends and alumni from your graduation year can be announced on their home page. But probably the best way to find school friends for free is to join one of the top social networking sites and then personally contact old friends and alumni to help spread the word.
Finally, if you don’t want to join any of the social networking sites you can always contact your school and get a list of graduates. You can then work through the list and try and contact each graduates through the local phonebook. Honestly, this is certainly the long way around but it is possible for people who fear working in cyberspace.
With all the free search service available today, planning a reunion, finding old schoolmates or just reconnecting with an old friend is really just a few clicks away.