The Daily News | College Entry Help Sessions offered at GCC

BATAVIA — The Adult Educational Opportunity Center is continuing its year-long schedule of open monthly sessions designed to get anyone started on their way to a college degree.

As with all AEOC services, these sessions are free and available both by appointment and walk-in. During the sessions, the AEOC’s outreach specialists will help potential college applicants with a variety of services, including:

Financial Aid Counseling — Help completing the FAFSA, understanding various financial aid options including student loans and Pell grants, retrieving transcripts, and assistance with special circumstance applications.

Enrollment Assistance — completing college applications or enrollment forms, ACT Test registration and completing Entrance Exam Prep through Accuplacer.

Veterans Services — AEOC outreach specialists are trained to assist any veteran in navigating services available for higher education.

Both appointment and walk-in sessions will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 21 and Wednesday, March 21. Appointments are also available on additional dates by request.

To schedule any appointment, email [email protected] or contact Adult Education Director Kate Trombley at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6285.

It is important to note that the College Entry Point Sessions are not limited to students attending or planning to attend GCC, officials said in a news release. Anyone interested in attending any college or in need of assistance in getting started can participate. Information regarding GCC and all other area colleges will be available at these sessions.

Additional details and a list of the session dates for all of 2018 is available at: http://news.genesee.edu/news/2018/01/05/ready-enroll-college-looking-some-help.

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