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TG co-sponsors chat event on distance education, financial aid
How distance education affects a student's financial aid options will be the topic of an upcoming Mapping Your Future (MYF) online chat event scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, at 2 p.m. (CST) on the Mapping Your Future website, www.mapping-your-future.org.
MYF, a public-service, nonprofit organization providing college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy information and services, will offer this special chat event. Experts from across the country will answer questions during the chat, which is designed to help students and their families understand the types of online and distance education, as well as their effect on financial aid eligibility.
Anyone with Internet access can join the chat by visiting the MYF website. At the time of the event, visitors should go to mapping-your-future.org and select the chat session at the top of the home page.
Other special chat events are scheduled during the year:
- April 12, 2005: Deferments, forbearances, and default prevention
- May 10, 2005: Loan consolidation, forgiveness, cancellation, and discharge
- August 9, 2005: College admissions and standardized tests
- September 13, 2005: Debt management strategies
MYF is a national, collaborative, public-service project of financial aid industry partners that provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services to students, families, and schools.
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