Local colleges to host free financial aid workshop at Poughkeepsie High School February 6, 2010.
Registered participants should take the following steps to prepare:
-- Sign up online for a FAFSA "PIN" identification number, and bring it along (www.pin.ed.gov).
-- Complete online the "FAFSA on the Web" worksheet, and bring a printout of the completed from (www.fafsa.ed.gov).
-- Bring your 2009 W-2 tax form(s).
-- Bring your entire completed 2009 tax return, or if your 2009 return isn't completed bring an entire 2008 return.
The workshop is part of College Goal Sunday, a statewide volunteer program that provides free information and assistance for college-bound students and their families. College Goal Sunday is a service project of the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association and the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation, the state's financial aid agency. Support includes a grant from the Lumina Foundation,  and funds from the federal College Access Challenge Grant.
Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.
Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, February 2, 2010