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WHERE TO FIND THE MONEY COLLEGE TO OFFER AID WORKSHOPS.

Byline: Daily News

LANCASTER - Students and parents can learn about various sources of money for college when Antelope Valley College hosts Cash for College workshops Feb. 3 at the Applied Arts Building, 3041 W. Ave. K.

People are invited to attend one of two free series of workshops, 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. The event is suited to anyone planning to attend a college or university.

Experts from Antelope Valley College's Financial Aid Office will be joined by representatives from lending institutions.

The workshops are intended to help students understand the processes for scholarships, grants and loans. Assistance will be provided in money management and college savings plans.

No advance registration is required. Participants should check in at a welcome table on the south side of the Applied Arts Building to receive an information packet.

Several participating vendors will also award scholarships to some attending the event.

Workshops will be offered simultaneously throughout the day to enable individuals to attend several sessions on different topics.

Topics include: Understanding How to Get All the Money You Can - An Overview; How to Fill Out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); Cal Grant at the Community College and Beyond; Scholarships - Finding Free Money; Loans, Loans and More Loans - Understanding the Ins and Outs; Money Management - How to Stay Out of Debt; Transferring - How to Make Sure Your Money Goes With You; and Ask a Financial Aid Expert About Your Financial Aid.

``The cost of college tuition and related expenses are increasing each year,'' said Dr. Jill Zimmerman, dean of student services. ``Antelope Valley College wants to make sure that the students of the Antelope Valley gain valuable knowledge so they can make informed choices about how affordable college can be.''

For more information, call (661) 722-6331 or (661) 722-6337.
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