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Experts to Discuss Financial Planning for College Expenses

Pico Rivera parents are invited to attend a free College-Bound Financial Aid Town Hall on Thursday, February 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Raul P. Salcido Gym at El Rancho High School.

Families with young children and pre-teens are especially encouraged to attend, though parents of high school students will also benefit from this informational event.

Hosted by Generation 1st Degree-Pico Rivera, the evening features specialists from area universities, financial institutions and scholarship foundations providing parents with information on how to plan and prepare to pay for their children's college expenses. 

Topics include what parents can do now to reduce the financial strain, why starting early is important, how to navigate through financial aid applications and loans, and what to look for when applying for financial aid assistance.

Free childcare and Spanish language translation will be provided.

For more information about the event, log on to or call 562.273.2489.