Workshop offers college tuition tips

Learn what you need to know now about paying for college during a free workshop scheduled 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, on Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus.

The workshop, titled How to Pay for College, includes three concurrent sessions that will be held in the Balsam Center Auditorium.

One session presented by SCC Director of Financial Aid Melody Lawrence will focus especially on seniors and their parents.

Another session for all other parents will feature Laura Misner, Western regional representative of the College Foundation of North Carolina, who will tell about resources available to start planning for financing a college education.

The third session scheduled that evening is for all other high school students to focus on what they can do now to make a difference in paying for college.

Sponsored by SCC’s College Access Programs, the workshop will be hosted by Upward Bound. For more information, contact Annette Kesgen, Upward Bound director, at 828.631.2671.

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