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Originally published in Castine Patriot, September 14, 2023 and Island Ad-Vantages, September 14, 2023 and The Weekly Packet, September 14, 2023
Free college planning and financial aid sessions offered for adults

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center provides free individualized sessions for adults that cover the essentials of college planning and financial aid. Individuals 19 and older who are looking for a new career or returning to higher education are encouraged to preregister for the one-hour sessions.

In-person sessions will be offered at UMA Ellsworth Center, 248 State Street, Suite 1, Ellsworth, on Tuesdays, September 19 and 26, and Thursdays, September 21 and 28, at 10 a.m.

Virtual sessions will be offered Mondays, September 18 and 25, at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, at 10 a.m.

All services provided by MEOC are free. To register, call 800-281-3703 or visit MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education.