Free college help programs to be offered at Peoria Public Library

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Free college help programs to be offered at Peoria Public Library

January 29, 2013 Updated Jan 29, 2013 at 5:13 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- If you have a student preparing to head off to college, it may be a little stressful around the house.  Peoria Public Library has announced an upcoming lineup of programs designed to make the transition a little easier.

High School students and their parents are invited to attend the “College Savvy” series of programs presented by experts at Peoria Public Library Lakeview Branch, 1137 W. Lake Avenue, Peoria, 61614 beginning February 4.
·         Monday, February 4 -Financial Aid Presentation
·         Wednesday, February 20 - FAFSA Step by Step Workshop
·         Wednesday, March 6 -WhatsNextIllinois Online Student Portal
·         Tuesday, March 12- The Financial Aid Process
·         Monday, March 18- College Admissions
·         Tuesday, April 16 -Financial Aid Process Presentation
·         Monday, April 22 - FAFSA Step by Step Workshop
·         Monday, April 29 - WhatsNextIllinois Online Student Portal
·         Wednesday, May 1- The Road to College Early Awareness for Parents
·         Wednesday, June 19 - Dorm Room Budget Cooking
All programs begin at 6:30 p.m. and last for an hour. For more information about the programs call 309-497-2201 or email

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