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Richland One to Offer Virtual College Financial Aid 101 Webinars



Richland One will be offering 14 virtual college finance workshops for parents and students at all grade levels September 15 – November 19.


Richland One parents who need help paying their children’s college tuition or who don’t have a clue where to start or how to get the money are invited to attend the How to Plan and Pay for College 101 Webinars. The online sessions will be held live with a certified college planning specialist.


Workshop topics will include the basics, like financial aid, how to reduce college costs and much more. The webinars are free, but parents and students must register at . Each session will only allow 100 attendees.


Trina Offing, Richland One’s Coordinator of School Counseling Services, encourages parents to register now. “Each family attending a webinar will receive a free college planning e-newsletter. Families that complete the short survey at the end of a webinar will get a handout with detailed information and enter a drawing for a $1,000 scholarship for their child.”


Parents needing additional information should contact the district’s School Counseling Services Office at (803) 231-6940. Media inquiries should be directed to the Richland One Office of Communications.



 Date  Time
 Tuesday, September 15  Noon
Wednesday, September 16 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 17 Noon
Tuesday, September 22 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 23 Noon
Thursday, September 24 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 29 Noon
Wednesday, September 30 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 1 Noon
Thursday, November 5 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 10 Noon
Thursday, November 12 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 17 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 19 Noon