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These once-a-year FREE events help families of college-bound students take informed steps in the process of applying for college and financial aid, provide one-on-one and group assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and help families understand the college financial award letters. Register Now

SCHEDULE 2017-2018

 

MEFA College Financing Seminar – Monday, October 23

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education, in collaboration with MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Guidance Department, will provide FREE information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process.

COME AND LEARN ABOUT

  • Financial aid applications
  • Types of financial aid
  • Factors that determine your aid eligibility
  • How colleges determine the amount of aid to offer
  • Details of financial aid award letters

LOCATION: Peabody Veterans Memorial High School
ADDRESS: 485 Lowell St, Peabody, MA
TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

(In collaboration with MEFA the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Guidance Department)

FAFSA Day – November 18

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education in collaboration with Salem Academy Charter School) and community volunteers will provide FREE assistance to high school seniors, college students, and their families filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

LOCATION: Salem Academy Charter School
ADDRESS: 45 Congress St, Salem, MA 01970
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHAT TO BRING

  • FSA ID (bring both your Student FSA ID and Parent FSA ID, available at fsaid.ed.gov)
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License Number (if any)
  • 2016 Federal Tax Return
  • 2016 W-2 or Year-End Pay Stub
  • 2016 Untaxed Income Records
  • Current Bank Statement(s)
  • Current Business and Investment Records
  • Alien Registration Card (if not a U.S. Citizen)

FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a College Goal Sunday Program, is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

 

MEFA Understanding College Financial Award Letters – DATE HAS PASSED

Receive FREE help understanding and comparing your financial award letters!

LOCATION: Salem High School
ADDRESS: 77 Willson St, Salem, MA 01970
TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

(In collaboration with MEFA the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority and Salem High School Guidance Department)