Free college prep planning resources and virtual event for students

In partnership with TeenLife, the largest content and listing site for experiential learning opportunities, the OneNote team is offering students the opportunity to expand their world and discover amazing experiences outside of the high-school classroom at a live online fair on January 31, 2016. This event includes 12 speakers and 30+ exhibitors focused on college prep, STEM, summer and gap-year experiences, community service and more! To learn about the speakers and exhibitors and to access incredible online resources built in OneNote and Sway on for college prep planning, check out

TeenLife is also giving away one Microsoft Surface tablet to a TeenLife LIVE attendee who downloads the College Prep template in OneNote from the TeenLife LIVE Collection on by February 29, 2016 and attends the virtual TeenLife LIVE event on Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Follow these two steps to win!

  1. Register and attend TeenLife LIVE, a free, online, outside-of-the-classroom opportunity fair for teens on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from noon to 6 p.m. (ET).
    During TeenLife LIVE, parents, teens and educators will be able to ask questions in real-time to more than 30 experts and exhibitors from a variety of experiential learning programs and opportunities. You can register to attend here.
  2. Download and email the College Prep template in OneNote.
    With the newly launched ability to publish and download OneNote notebooks from (see the announcement Journal), you can now download the College Prep template to help guide and organize all your college planning using OneNote. You can think of OneNote as a digital workspace for everything in your life—accessible from any device. All you need is a personal Microsoft account or an Office 365 Organization ID and you can easily copy this notebook to your Microsoft account. Once you’ve downloaded (copied) this notebook to your OneDrive account, you can access or edit the same College Prep notebook from any browser, PC, Mac, tablet and almost all mobile devices.

For a chance to win a Surface tablet from TeenLife, after you download the OneNote College Prep template, email it (using the same email address that you used to register for the event) to by February 29, 2016.

The Surface tablet winner will be selected from the group of TeenLife LIVE attendees who emailed their OneNote College Prep template!

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Learn more about exhibitors presenting about STEM, coding resources, college prep, space camp, internships and more by checking out the exhibitor Sway presentations, built using Microsoft Sway and published on—the latest way to share and publish professional documents and OneNote notebooks.

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The TeenLife LIVE virtual event will feature 12 thoughtful leaders speaking about a number of relevant topics, including STEM and coding resources for students provided by Microsoft, featuring guest speaker David Renton, curriculum and quality leader for Computing-Kinect for Windows MVP. David will talk about coding, why it’s important and what students can do now to start to gain coding skills outside of the classroom.

Check out the full speaker list:

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So, mark your calendar for Sunday, January 31, 2016 from noon to 6 p.m. (ET) and register now for TeenLife LIVE. In addition to the Surface tablet, attendees who visit five exhibitor booths during the event will also be entered to win a weeklong cruise for four to the Dominican Republic, courtesy of TeenLife’s partner, Fathom Travel. To learn more about how to win, check out this blog post by TeenLife.