Community members will be able to learn about the ins and outs of attending college at an upcoming Iowa Central Community College infor-mational session on Thursday, Dec. 12.
Participants will be able to discover the realities of the financial aid process including grants, loans, scholarships, out of pocket expenses, the financial aid package, and the benefits of the online application procedure.
Those in the class will have an opportunity to compare costs between state universities, private colleges, and community colleges, and will also explore the potential cost savings and benefits of high school dual credit transfer courses, summer school, internet, and guided self-study courses. The class will also talk about the transfer of credits, academic assessments, and career interest inventories.
Iowa Central Community College Financial Aid Director Angie Martin and Storm Lake Center Director Dan Anderson will lead both class offerings. The first class will run from noon-1 p.m. and the second will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Both sessions are free and open to the public but preregistration is required. The sessions will be held in room 17 of t he Iowa Central Community College Storm Lake Center, located at 916 Russell.
Those wishing more information or to preregister can call the Iowa Central Community College Storm Lake Center at 712-732-2991.