Written by Emily Bonoyer
universities across the state participating in "College Goal Sunday Connecticut," on Jan. 25. This event is a volunteer effort to help low-income families, high school seniors and juniors, minority students and first-generation college students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Eastern, College Goal Sunday will be held from to in the Computer Lab of Webb Hall on Eastern's North Campus.
At College Goal Sunday, students and parents will be able to talk to experts and get in-depth help filling out the FAFSA form. Participants will also receive general information regarding state and federal financial aid programs.
The event is sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators; the Connecticut Association of Educational Opportunity Programs; the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration; and the Lumina Foundation. For more information about the event, call 1-800-277-2270; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.collegegoalsundayct.org.