College Nights offer free planning tips for students & families

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 |
Source contact: EOU Financial Aid Office
541-962-3550 |

November 8, 2012

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LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) ⎯ High school students and their families are invited to attend a free college-planning event from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Huber Auditorium in Badgley Hall at EOU.

Student attendees may enter to win a $500 scholarship from event sponsor Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC). Pizza and soda will also be provided.

Topics will include how going to college can change a student’s life, choosing the right college, understanding the financial aid and application process, developing a plan to search for scholarships and how to avoid scams.

For more information call EOU’s Financial Aid Office at 541-962-3550 or visit