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Lake Land College’s TRiO Destination College hosts FAFSA completion nights

Attention college-bound students: don’t wait to fill out the 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Instead, attend one of Lake Land College’s TRiO Destination College FAFSA Completion Nights in your community!

Participants of the FAFSA Completion Night need to bring the following: 

a copy of the student’s and parent’s 2012 federal tax return and all W-2’s (if filing).  If 2012 tax information is unavailable, tax information can be estimated using W-2s or 2011 tax returns; 

2012 asset and investment information for the student and parent;

a federal student aid pin number for the student and one parent that should be applied for ahead of time at ;

and a printed copy of the 2013-2014 FAFSA worksheet that is available at  

Students are encouraged to fill out the printed 2013-2014 FAFSA worksheet as much as possible before the meeting. 

All students and parents are encouraged to attend.  Help is not limited to current high school or Lake Land College students.

The list of 2013 TRiO Destination College FAFSA Completion Nights is as follows, all locations are at the local high schools unless otherwise noted:

2013 TRiO Destination College FAFSA Completion Events

Casey-Westfield High School – February 11; 6 – 8 p.m.;

St. Elmo High School – February 14; 4 – 6:30 p.m.;

South Central High School – February 20 3 – 6:30 p.m (by appointment only – contact Kimberly Smith, guidance counselor at 618-245-2222);

Cowden-Herrick High School – February 25; 6:30 p.m.; and

Ramsey High School – February 27 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

For more information contact the Lake Land College TRiO Destination College department at 217-234-5003. 

TRiO Destination College identifies and assists individuals in 18 targeted middle and high schools within the Lake Land College district who have potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides cultural experiences and academic, career, and financial aid counseling to its participants, encouraging them to graduate from high school and continue with a postsecondary education.


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