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Destination CollegeYour Teen For Parents and Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, have teamed up to offer Destination→College, an 8-week webinar series that will help guide parents through preparing for education after high school for their children.  

Like saving for your child’s higher education in Ohio’s 529 Plan, it’s never too early and never too late to start planning and preparing for their future post-secondary educational needs. Whether you have a newborn or a high school student in your home, now is the perfect time to take advantage of the experts you have access to through Your Teen. Destination→College is a great line-up of topics and speakers to help you navigate the entire college process. Each webinar will help you figure out your higher education game plan.

The webinars are held at 8 p.m. EST every Wednesday, starting on March 8. A recording will be available for each of the eight sessions so if you miss one, you will still be able to access the valuable information shared in each webinar. The sessions are:

Session 1: Beginning the College Application Process

 8 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 8

Speakers: Nat Smitobol and Belinda Wilkerson


Session 2: Finding the Best Schools For You

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 15

Speakers: Timothy Fields and Allison Slater Tate


Session 3: Navigating Test Prep

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 22

Speakers: Jenn Jessie and Susan Valverde


Session 4: Insider Tips

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, March 29

Speakers: Mark Salisbury and Neeta Valaab


Session 5: Saving For College

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, April 5

Speakers: Tim Gorrell (Executive Director of Ohio’s 529 Plan), Nancy Dunn, and Nat Smitobol


Session 6: Understanding What Happens Once You Click Submit

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, April 11

Jon Boeckenstedt, Rick Clark, and Nicole Curvin


Session 7: Nailing the Application

8 p.m. EST Wednesday April 19

Speakers:  Sylvia Borgo and Tom Campbell


Session 8: Getting Real About Mental Health in College

8 p.m. EST Wednesday, April 26

Speakers: Betsy Chapman, Ph.D. and Sherra Watkins, Ph.D.

To learn more about 8-week webinar series Destination→College, please visit Your Teen For Parents.

For more than 33 years, Ohio’s 529 Plan has been helping families across the nation save for their children’s higher education. Ohio’s 529 Plan covers qualified costs at any four-year college or university, two-year community college, trade or vocational school, apprenticeship approved by the U.S. Labor Department, or certificate programs, or continuing education classes nationwide that accepts federal financial aid. Learn, plan, and start for as little as $25 today at  

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