Virtual workshop series helps teens transition to adulthood

OSCEOLA COUNTY — To help high school students prepare for adulthood, MSU Extension is hosting another session of its popular Adulting 101 series this fall.

At 4 p.m., Oct. 12, 19 and 26, students will learn life skills and tools to help them live independently.

Topics will include:

• Interviewing for success

• Household tasks, and

• Developing a spending plan

"These engaging educational programs are designed for high school students to help demystify the obscure reality of being an adult," according to a news release from MSU Extension.

October classes will be online using Zoom and will last about an hour. Participants need to register at to receive the link. Zoom is the virtual platform used by MSU Extension to provide online programing across the state.

MSU Extension will be offering a series of Adulting 101 classes for youth each quarter. According to the news release, future topics include: credit vs. debit, informed renter, youth voice, public speaking, conflict resolution, student loans, understanding investing and more.

For more information, visit and search Adulting 101. Questions also may be emailed to MSU Extension educator Michelle Neff at