Norristown, Pa.— College-bound students and their parents are invited to a Regional College Fair at the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League, 340 Harding Blvd., Norristown, on Thursday, Feb. 19. Visit http://www.greaternorristownpal.org/events for a list of participating colleges and universities.
The public portion of the fair runs from 6-7:30 p.m., during which high students in grades nine through 12 and their parents can talk with representatives from more than 30 college and universitiy about admissions, financial aid, scholarships and academic programs. This portion of the event is free and is open to the community.
Earlier in the day, Norristown eighth grade students will visit the fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to learn about the various institutions and programs as they begin to explore college opportunities. This portion is closed to the public.
The Regional College Fair is sponsored by Montgomery County Community College, the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) and the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League.
For more information, Visit greaternorristownpal.org/events or call MCCC Assistant Director of Admissions Carolyn White at 215-641-6561.
Blue Bell/Pottstown, Pa.— Montgomery County Community College is hosting free FAFSA Completion Workshops on Feb. 21 for college-bound students and their parents to receive assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The workshops begin at 10 a.m. in Parkhouse Hall room 309 at the College’s Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, and in South Hall room 252 at the West Campus, 101 College Drive, Pottstown. The workshops are free and are open to the public.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online by visiting mc3.edu and selecting Admissions, followed by Financial Aid, then FAFSA Help. For information and questions, call 215-641-6566.
Participants should bring the following materials to the workshop:
- Social Security numbers for the student and parents (if dependent);
- Alien Registration number, for eligible non-citizens;
- Driver’s license number, if applicable;
- 2014 Federal tax returns, including the W-2, for the student and parents (if dependent);
- Information on savings, investments, and business and farm assets for the student and parents (if dependent); and
- FAFSA PIN, if one has already been assigned.
All College-bound students who are interested in applying for scholarships, grants, loans and federal work-study are required to complete the FAFSA. Learn more at http://www.fafsa.gov.