College Research: Conducting an Effective Search with Online Tools™ (Grades 8-11) WEBINAR

Making a list of "just right" colleges to apply to can be overwhelming. Have you ever gotten lost on the internet trying to research schools? What are the selection criteria you need to be thinking about? How does your choice of major impact your search? How can you keep your family's budget in mind when doing the search? Don’t waste time wandering the internet looking for college info. Let Beth Probst, founder and CEO of At The Core, share tips with you and your student in this valuable training demonstration.

$29

Why Go to College? Career/Major Thinking for Teens™ (Grades 8-12) WEBINAR

Why does anyone go to college? We often hear "to get a better job." However, so many teens embark on the college search process without taking time to consider careers and majors--the two things that should be driving the process. What do you need to know right now, while your teen is still in high school? There are steps parents can take to help their teens with career and major decisions which are right around the corner. Webinar topics include: how can a student really learn about CAREERS and tie them to college MAJORS, tips we can share from our work with teens and families, what employers and colleges have to say about making a successful transition to the working world, resources and tools your family may value, and more.

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How to Find and Prepare for Internships in College

As parents of college-bound students, we know several things: Competition for jobs after college is fierce. Our students need to find a way to stand out from all the other grads in their major. Internship (and co-op) work experience is so important for students. Those experiences enhance their resume and teach them invaluable skills. But […]

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College, Careers, & Coffee: A Chat with Delaware Area Career Center at Delaware Library

Delaware Branch - Delaware County District Library Community Room, 84 E Winter Street, Delaware, OH

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by the Delaware Area Career Center (Big Walnut, Buckeye Valley, Delaware, Olentangy, Westerville & Worthington) - Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Your child's high school years can be customized to create a pathway toward their successful future. The Delaware Area Career Center and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options.

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Extracurriculars: Supporting Your Teen’s Growth Outside of School™ (Grades 8-11) WEBINAR

When parents are looking for that "secret sauce" for college applications, they often have questions about extracurriculars. How many do we need? Are some better than others? What are colleges looking for? (By the way, there is no "secret sauce"-just a well-laid plan that fits your child.) This webinar answers those questions and also goes deeper into how time spent in extracurricular activities can fuel your child's personal, academic, mental, and social development. Our webinar will include valuable insight into: types of extracurriculars, why engage in them, how time spent in these activities will support growth, what colleges are looking for, finding a good fit for extracurriculars, developing "leadership", and more.

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A Fast Track to Success for Graduating Seniors WEBINAR

Have you heard the news? In-demand, well-paid jobs in Ohio are going unfilled. Teens and families need information about these 21st century career options and how to gain the skills for the jobs. Join us online for this important discussion on 10/13/22. Today’s students can fast track their success using postsecondary education options right in your area – at an Ohio Technical Center. All career technical programs are built on direct ties to business and industry. The skills a student learns can be immediately put to use! Join representatives from Ohio Technical Centers and At The Core for an informative 90-minute webinar to learn about a viable alternative to traditional college -- adult programs at Ohio’s technical centers.

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College, Careers, & Coffee: A Chat with Delaware Area Career Center at Orange Library

Orange Branch - Delaware County District Library 7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, OH

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by the Delaware Area Career Center (Big Walnut, Buckeye Valley, Delaware, Olentangy, Westerville & Worthington) - Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Your child's high school years can be customized to create a pathway toward their successful future. The Delaware Area Career Center and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options.

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Preparing Students for College & Career: A coffee chat with Great Oaks Career Campuses in Anderson

Anderson Branch of Cincinnati Library 7450 State Rd., Cincinnati, OH

Parents of 6-10th graders in districts served by Great Oaks Career Campuses are invited to learn about options available later in high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Great Oaks Career Campuses and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options. Key details about the unique curriculums available for juniors and seniors at Great Oaks Career Campuses will be shared.

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Pathways to College & Career: Coffee & Conversation with Tolles HILLIARD LIBRARY

Columbus Metropolitan Library Hilliard Branch 4500 Hickory Chase Way, Hilliard, OH

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by Tolles (Dublin, Hilliard, Fairbanks, Jefferson, Jonathan Alder, London, and Madison-Plains), Do you know how participating in programs at Tolles Career and Technical Center can help your child as they navigate high school and prepare for college? Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join representatives from Tolles and At The Core for this interactive, informative discussion to get a jump on what you should know!

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Pathways to College & Career: Coffee & Conversation with Tolles WEBINAR

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by Tolles (Dublin, Hilliard, Fairbanks, Jefferson, Jonathan Alder, London, and Madison-Plains), Do you know how participating in programs at Tolles Career and Technical Center can help your child as they navigate high school and prepare for college? Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join representatives from Tolles and At The Core for this interactive, informative discussion to get a jump on what you should know!

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Preparing Students for College & Career: A coffee chat with Great Oaks Career Campuses in Deerfield Twp

Deerfield Township Building 4900 Parkway Drive, Trustee Meeting Room, Suite 180, Mason, OH

Parents of 6-10th graders in districts served by Great Oaks Career Campuses are invited to learn about options available later in high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Great Oaks Career Campuses and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options. Key details about the unique curriculums available for juniors and seniors at Great Oaks Career Campuses will be shared.

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College, Careers, & Coffee: A Chat with Delaware Area Career Center WEBINAR

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by the Delaware Area Career Center (Big Walnut, Buckeye Valley, Delaware, Olentangy, Westerville & Worthington) - Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Your child's high school years can be customized to create a pathway toward their successful future. The Delaware Area Career Center and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options.

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College, Careers, & Coffee: A Chat with Delaware Area Career Center WEBINAR

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by the Delaware Area Career Center (Big Walnut, Buckeye Valley, Delaware, Olentangy, Westerville & Worthington) - Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Your child's high school years can be customized to create a pathway toward their successful future. The Delaware Area Career Center and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options.

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Preparing Students for College & Career: A coffee chat with Great Oaks Career Campuses WEBINAR

Parents of 6-10th graders in districts served by Great Oaks Career Campuses are invited to learn about options available later in high school. Join us to get a jump on what you should know to help guide your student. Great Oaks Career Campuses and At The Core are partnering to bring you a deep discussion on educational options and the role of career technical education in those options. Key details about the unique curriculums available for juniors and seniors at Great Oaks Career Campuses will be shared.

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Smart Money Moves for the College-Bound™ (Grades 6 & up)

Joe Messinger, CFP®, of Capstone Wealth Partners is passionate about empowering families to become informed consumers of higher education so that they don’t pay a penny more for college than they absolutely have to. He works with families to help demystify the college funding process and is widely recognized as an expert in college planning.

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Pathways to College & Career: Coffee & Conversation with Tolles WEBINAR

Parents of 6th-10th graders in districts served by Tolles (Dublin, Hilliard, Fairbanks, Jefferson, Jonathan Alder, London, and Madison-Plains), Do you know how participating in programs at Tolles Career and Technical Center can help your child as they navigate high school and prepare for college? Families have many options later in high school—AP, IB, CCP, electives both inside and outside the high school. Join representatives from Tolles and At The Core for this interactive, informative discussion to get a jump on what you should know!

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Heads Up! Equipping Students for What’s Next™ (Grades 7, 8, 9) 2-day workshop

Roush Hall, Otterbein University 27 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH

A two-session, enlightening, and fun career-minded workshop for students in the middle grades helping students get ready for high school and beyond. Topics covered will include: self assessment - the importance of tracking your strengths, values and preferences; career investigation – how to evaluate and learn about potential careers and tie personal traits to real jobs; and planning for high school and beyond (this hour is facilitated with parents and students present) - Based on your child’s strengths, interests, and preferences, we will share key considerations for the family to create a high school plan to meet their goals.

$185