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Road to College 2020

Road to College 2020

Road to College 2020

Ohio University Zanesville and Scholarship Central have teamed up to put on Road to College a virtual event to provide information about preparing for college. Join us for one or all 6 of our information filled webinars.

OHIO Zanesville is also giving away four $250 Scholarships* to attendees. Your name will go into the drawing for each session you attend. So, if you attend all 6, you will have 6 chances to win.

*The scholarship drawing is open to students graduating in 2020 or younger.


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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

How to Choose the Right College For You – 6 p.m.

Presenter- Jason Howard, Director of Enrollment Services, Ohio University Zanesville

This session will help students navigate the college search process. We will provide tips for narrowing your college choice, how to schedule a visit, questions to ask during your visit and more.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Understanding the Financial Aid Process – 7 p.m.

Presenter- Vicki DeLucas, Financial Aid Coordinator, Ohio University Zanesville

This session is designed to give students and parents tips on completing the FAFSA, students will also receive information about understanding the various types of financial aid available and how to understand their financial aid award.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Making a Major Decision, How to select the right college major – 6 p.m.

Presenter – Jamie Clark, Career Coach, Ohio University Zanesville

This session is designed to give students suggestions on how to select their college major. Tips will include how to match your interests with majors as well as the job outlook in your chosen field and how to learn what majors are the best fit for certain careers

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

How to be a Successful Online Learner – 7 p.m.

Presenter – Larry Tumblin, Director of Information Technology for Regional Campus, Ohio University

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


Thursday, April 30, 2020

What it takes to be successful in college: Perspective of a parent/college advisor/AP teacher6 p.m.

Presenter – Ray Rotella, Academic Advisor/English Instructor, Ohio University Zanesville

Come listen to an experienced College Academic Advisor and Instructor, former high school teacher, and parent of two successful college graduates give his perspective on what it takes to be a successful college student. He will give advice on how to avoid pitfalls and give students tips to stay on track to graduate


Thursday, April 30, 2020

Meeting Student’s Needs: Advice for Students with Special Needs – 7 p.m.

Presenter – Nina Henderson, Accessibility Coordinator, Ohio University Zanesville

This session is designed to provide tips for students who have a documented disability transition to college. This session will provide tips on how to find the help you need to be a successful college student.

For more information, call 740.453.5192 or email gearup@mccf.org to reach our GEAR UP team with questions. 

Register here for all the Webinars.