State Rep. to help make college affordable
11/2/2017, 9:43 a.m.
With the cost of higher education continuing to rise, state Rep.
Larry Walsh, Jr., Elwood, will help residents receive the financial assistance
they need to pay for their schooling at a College Financial Aid Information Session
on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Joliet Moose Lodge, located at 25 Springfield
Avenue in Joliet.
"Whether an individual enrolling in college for the first time or returning to
further their education, financial assistance is available to help cover the costs
of going to college," Walsh said. "Every student should fill out the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid to see if they qualify for grants or
Walsh's free event will feature experts from the Illinois Student Assistance
Commission who will discuss the different forms of financial aid and work-study
programs that are available, answer questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), explain how student loans work, detail application deadlines and provide other helpful tips.
Families unable to attend this presentation can still find helpful information on
making college more affordable at www.isac.org. For more information, or to RSVP,
please contact Walsh's constituent service office at 815-730-8600, or