Before you go to college, first get at the core.

Empowering families with the knowledge and tools to tackle HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND CAREER PLANNING with confidence and clarity.

Serving families NATIONWIDE with team members in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.

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WHAT WE DO

Heading to college

COLLEGE MAJOR/CAREER

“I have no clue what I want to be and need help understanding what careers might be right for me.”

Parents can’t afford to send their children to college without a clearer picture of what they want to do.

No one else does what we do. Go from guessing and grasping to confidence and clarity with our Guided Self Assessment service.

Programming

PRESENTATIONS

So many moving parts: ACT/SAT, $$$, college choice, high school courses, majors, etc.

Find a program to give you the knowledge you need. You got this!

START HERE! Upcoming Webinars
(wide variety of topics for all grades)

Heads Up! Equipping Students for What’s Next (grade 7, 8, 9)
Smart Money Moves for the College-Bound (grades 6 & up)
Looking Ahead: Planning for Success in High School (grade 8)
College Application Workshop (summer before senior year)
Getting Ready for College: A Family Workshop for Rising College Freshmen
College & Career Coffee Chats (grades 6-10)
Lunch & Learn presentations (grades 6 & up)

CONSULTATIONS

Do you feel lost, behind, don’t know where to start? Do you just need someone who has the answers?

We get it! We’re parents, too!

Our Private Consultation expert facilitators reduce stress and bring you more joy and confidence. The meeting’s content is driven by YOU…what do you need to talk about?

“This process was very beneficial and definitely has directed me into my areas of interest and has left me more confident with the process of figuring out the correct career for me.”

S.C. Student
S.C. Student

“I’m feeling much more confident about helping our sophomore after attending this session. So many questions answered and tips given!”

S.M., Parent
S.M., Parent

“By taking simple questions and going so in depth, At The Core was able to recognize things I had never thought of before.”

M.E., Powell, OH
M.E., Powell, OH

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ALL DISTRICT Looking Ahead™: Planning for Success in High School and Beyond WEBINAR (Grade 8)

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What Parents Need to Know About College Credit Plus WEBINAR (Grades 6-11)

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RESOURCES

We are frequently asked to help….families know we are connected to resources that they may need.
To serve you well, we’ve created these info-packed pages for you.

RESOURCE LIBRARY
See the helpful links to a wide variety of topics for families of college-bound students.

ACT and SAT Information
Tips for college entrance exam testing.

Friends of At The Core
Helpful outside resources to share with our At The Core family…

College-Bound Videos
Though not a substitute for what you’d learn at a live event, we have a library of video clips on college-bound topics.

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OUR Founder – bETH PROBST

Since 2012, Beth Probst, Founder and CEO of At The Core, has inspired college-bound families to think strategically about college, major, and career selection to avoid stress and extra expense. Beth’s practical tips and stories from the trenches inspire families to be thoughtful, practical, and creative about college-related decisions. Beth is available for public speaking and podcasts.