Your Teen Magazine for Parents Offers Video Series of The College Event: To-Do Lists for High School

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Free videos are now available for parents seeking advice and information about getting their teens ready for the college process.

In the video series, experts offer invaluable suggestions and insights.

Several videos are now available of “The College Event: To-Do Lists for High School,” a free program held last month at Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, OH.

During the program, parents of teens attended breakout sessions:

  • The Admissions Process
  • Finding the Right Fit
  • College Sports Recruiting
  • Teaching Teens Financial Independence
  • A Parent’s Role in the College Process
  • 529 Savings Plans

“We want to make the event as accessible as possible so families can get the advice they need to make good choices,” Editor in Chief/ Publisher Susan Borison says. “In the video series, experts offer invaluable suggestions and insights.”

View the videos here:

Video highlights include:

Terry McCue, Assistant Head of School and Director of College Counseling at Hathaway Brown, says the college process can be a little easier if students maintain a good attitude about learning all through high school. She recommends taking some co-curricular classes.

Courtney Walls from BlackRock explains that 529 Savings Plans are a great way to save for college. She clarifies tax ramifications.

David Armstrong, Esq., Vice President and Legal Counsel at Notre Dame College, shares practical steps for parents of teenagers to identify the right fit.

Families should look at college degrees as investments that ultimately can give students more options with potential careers, where they choose to live and how they spend their time, he says.

“You will take out a loan for a car that’s going to rust. You’ll take out a loan for a TV that’s going to break,” Armstrong says. “But yet, you won’t invest in yourself?”

About Your Teen Magazine for Parents
Your Teen addresses the challenges inherent in raising teens and helps parents to continue the journey toward the goal of successful parenting. In a quarterly print magazine, on the website and at events, parents can pose questions, offer personal tactics and hear the different perspectives of professionals, other parents, and teenagers on relevant topics. Your Teen hopes to ease the worry.

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