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College Night 2020 Presentations

2020 Virtual College Night

Agenda & Session Information

Open discussion on the recruiting process.



Athletics in College: Navigating the Recruiting Process

Aaron Bates, Athletic Director at Buckeye Trail

Two-year colleges offer many interesting degrees and opportunities to transfer. Learn about several careers that you can obtain with an associate degree.



Create the Life You Can’t Wait to Live

Disrupt Media

What careers have the fastest projected growth? What “to do” and what “not to do” to land that perfect job? Most college interviewers and job interviewers know within 30 seconds ifyou are the right fit for them. What are they looking for?



Financial Aid–Help with the FAFSA

Vicki DeLucas, Ohio University Zanesville

Attend this session and get tips on how to complete the FAFSA.



Meeting Students’ Special Needs in College

Dr. Leann DiAndreth - Elkins, Muskingum University & Connie Zang, Central Ohio Technical College

It is important to be proactive in college if you are a student with special needs. This session has tips on how to find the help you need to be successful in college.



Narrowing Down Your College Choices

Marcy Ritzert, Muskingum University

Now it is time to get serious... This session will give you helpful hints on narrowing your college search process. Hints will include how to schedule a college visit, questions to ask while on a visit, how to effectively narrow your choices, etc.



Show Me the Money: Tips for Searching for Scholarships

Scholarship Central & GEAR UP

Learn new strategies to find scholarship money for college and how to be competitive on your scholarship applications.



Social Media and Digital Footprints

Jamie McConnell, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development Muskingum County

This session will cover what employers/colleges look for on social media and focus on the permanent aspect of posts.



Student Involvement & Living on Campus

Michael Allbright, Wilmington College

Living on campus can be fun; however, it also brings some challenges. Come find out what you should expect when you are a residential student as well as ways you can become involved in campus life.



Understanding Your Financial Aid Package

Amy Nestor, Muskingum University

In this session, learn how colleges package financial aid awards, accurately compare your award letters, and investigate your options for covering what financial aid may not.



What do I do now that I have been accepted?

Theresa Twigg, Fairmont State University

This session will focus on application procedures once accepted, transitioning to the college environment, etc.



What does it take to be successful in college? - Perspective of Parent/Instructor/Professor/AP Teacher

Ray Rotella, Ohio University Zanesville

Come listen to an experienced College Academic Advisor and college instructor, former high school teacher, and parent of two very successful, yet different types of students, give his perspective on what it takes to be successful in the classroom. He will give advice on how to avoid pitfalls and give students tips to stay on track to graduate. His advice is true, authentic, and on target!



Why Should I Consider a Two Year College?

Heather Shepherd and Tara Adornetto, Zane State College

Two-year colleges offer many interesting degrees and opportunities to transfer. Learn about several careers that you can obtain with an associate degree.



College Night 2019 Presentations

Create the Life You Can’t Wait to Live

Barry Ross

What careers have the fastest projected growth? What "to do" and what "not to do" to land that perfect job? Most college interviewers and job interviewers know within 30 seconds if you are the right fit for them. What are they looking for?



Athletics in College: Navigating the Recruiting Process

Aaron Bates, Athletic Director at Buckeye Trail

Open discussion on the recruiting process.



Narrowing Down Your College Choices

Marcy Ritzert, Muskingum University

Now it is time to get serious... This session will give you helpful hints on narrowing your college search process. Those hints will include how to schedule a college visit, questions to ask while on the visit, how to effectively narrow your choices, etc.



Financial Aid–Help with the FAFSA

Vicki DeLucas, Ohio University Zanesville

Attend this session and get tips on how to complete the FAFSA.



Understanding Your Financial Aid Package

Amy Gooden, Muskingum University

Attend this session to learn how colleges package financial aid awards, to accurately compare your award letters, and to investigate your options for covering what financial aid may not.



Student Involvement & Living on Campus

Katie Smith - Muskingum University

Living on campus can be fun; however, it also brings some challenges. Come find out what you should expect when you are a residential student as well as ways you can become involved in campus life.



College Basics

Cathy Perpich Recruitment - Zane State College

Simple descriptions of what you need to know to start the college decision process.



Show Me the Money: Tips for Searching for Scholarships

Scholarship Central & GEAR UP

Learn new strategies to find scholarship money for college and how to be competitive on your scholarship applications.



Social Media and Digital Footprints

Jamie McConnell, OSU Extension Office

This session will cover what employers/colleges look for on social media and focus on the permanent aspect of posts.



Meeting Students’ Special Needs in College

Katrina Buchanan, Muskingum University & Connie Zang, Central Ohio Technical College

It is important to be proactive in college if you are a student with special needs. Attend this session for tips on how to find the help you need to be a successful college student



What Does It Take to Be Successful in College?

Ray Rotella, Ohio University Zanesville

Come listen to an experienced College Academic Advisor and college instructor, former high school teacher, and parent of two very successful, yet different types of students, give his perspective on what it takes to be successful in the classroom. He will give advice on how to avoid pitfalls and give students tips to stay on track to graduate. His advice is true, authentic, and on target!



College Admissions Testing: The ACT

Victoria Thompson-Campbell, ACT

Most students in this area take the ACT to meet college admission testing requirements. Learn about the ACT, including how to prepare for the test and getting your best score.!



Why Should I Consider a Two-Year College?

Kensey Balzer, Central Ohio Technical College

Two-year colleges offer many interesting degrees and opportunities to transfer. Learn about several careers that you can obtain with an associate degree.



Ohio Means Jobs Presentation

Amy Sigman, Mid-East CTC

Learn more about Ohio’s FREE career exploration and planning resource, OhioMeansJobs K-12. Discover how your interests align with career pathways and begin exploring careers that match what you enjoy doing! It’s never too early to start planning for your future!



College Night 2018 Presentations

Athletics in College-Navigating the Recruiting Process

Aaron Bates, Athletic Director at West Muskingum.

Open discussion on the recruiting process.



Create the Life You Can't Wait to Live

Barry Ross, Mid-East CTC

What careers have the fastest projected growth? What to do and what not to do to land that perfect job? Most college interviewers and job interviewers know within 30 seconds if you are the right fit for them. What are they looking for?



Where Do I Start?

Jody Burchett, Zane State

College planning takes time. Attend this session to receive helpful tips on planning the college process.



Social Media & Digital Footprints

Jamie McConnell, OSU Extension Office

This session covers your online identity, how you want to be known online, and how your posts can affect your future.



Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

Amy Gooden, Muskingum University

Attend this session to learn how colleges package financial aid awards, to accurately compare your award letters, and to investigate your options for covering what financial aid may not.



Show Me The Money: Tips for Searching for Scholarships

Heather Sands, Director of Educational Services, Scholarship Central

Learn new strategies to find scholarship money for college and how to be competitive on your scholarship applications.



Tips for FAFSA

Amanda Reisinger, Zane State College

Need help navigating the Free Application for Federal Student Aid? Get a break down for the federal student aid application process.



Living on Campus

Thurman Clark & Katie Smith, Muskingum University

Living on campus can be fun; however, it also brings some challenges. Come find out what you should expect when you are a residential student as well as ways you can become involved in campus life.



Ohio Means Jobs

Amy Sigman. Mid-East CTC

Learn about all the things that Ohio Means Jobs has to offer to help with career exploration, planning, and decision-making.



Why Consider a Two Year College?

Kensey Balzer, COTC

Two-year colleges offer many interesting degrees and opportunities to transfer. Learn about several careers that you can obtain with an Associate’s Degree.



College Credit Plus and How It Affects Future College

Jason Howard, Ohio University - Zanesville

This will provide the student and the parent with a general understanding of the parameters of the College Credit Plus (CCP) legislation. It will explore how this program can affect the students’ future college aspirations.



College Night 2017 Presentations

Athletics in College-Navigating the Recruiting Process

Aaron Bates, Athletic Director at West Muskingum.

Open discussion on the recruiting process.



Where Do I Start?

Jody Burchett, Zane State

College planning takes time. Attend this session to receive helpful tips on planning the college process.



Create the Life You Can't Wait to Live

Barry Ross, Mid-East CTC

What careers have the fastest projected growth? What to do and what not to do to land that perfect job? Most college interviewers and job interviewers know within 30 seconds if you are the right fit for them. What are they looking for?



Narrowing Down Your College Choices

Beth DaLonzo, Muskingum University

Now it is time to get serious... This session will give you helpful hints on narrowing your college search process. Those hints will include how to schedule a college visit, questions to ask while on the visit, how to effectively narrow your choices, etc.



Online Learning

Susan Markel, Zane State College

More colleges are offering online courses, but how can you be sure that they are a good fit for you? Learn the positives, negatives, and how to get the most from an online course.



Social Media & Digital Footprints

Susan McDonald

This session covers your online identity, how you want to be known online, and how your posts can affect your future.



Student Involvement and Living on Campus

Aaron Clark & Sav Haig, Muskingum University

Living on campus can be fun; however, it also brings some challenges. Come find out what you should expect when you are a residential student as well as ways you can become involved in campus life.



Show Me The Money: Tips for Searching for Scholarships

Heather Sands, Director of Educational Services, Scholarship Central

Learn new strategies to find scholarship money for college and how to be competitive on your scholarship applications.



College Night 2016 Presentations

College Admissions Testing: The ACT

Dr. Bill Stewart, CEO of Stewart Glapat and ACT test prep extraordinaire

Shares information on nailing your next admissions test and making yourself a more competitive candidate for admission.



Graduation Requirements

Unknown

Stay up to date on the changing credit requirements for students of the Class of 2018 and beyond.



Myths about Online Classes

Unknown

Think online classes are for you? Get all the facts about pursuing a degree online.