Applications, Essays, Financial Aid, OH MY!
How do you get started, you ask? The RISLA College Planning Center, a free service of the non-profit Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) will host a series of events through the Fall to help you navigate through college planning and to help spread awareness for Rhode Island students and parents. These events are no cost and open to the public. See a complete list of dates and times throughout the state.
Don't assume! “Too many students and parents feel that college is too expensive or too inaccessible,” said Stacy Crooks, Director of the College Planning Center. But there are higher education programs available to all kinds of students, and millions of dollars in aid available to help make college more affordable.”
Mark Your Calendar!
10th Annual College Fair: September 23rd at McCoy Stadium 6 PM to 8 PM. For one-on-one discussions with over 100 colleges regarding admissions, campus life, majors and more. Everyone is welcome!
Financial Aid Nights: For sophomores, juniors & seniors and their families to learn about eligibility, types of aid and how to apply.
FAFSA Completion Nights: For seniors and their families, complete your FAFSA with the College Planning Center Staff
Lastly, if you cannot attend one of these great sessions, schedule an appointment with the College Planning Center to get started and “Kick Off” your college journey!