Saving and Paying for College, FAFSA Assistance

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Saving and Paying for College, FAFSA Assistance
Posted on 10/19/2018
A photo of seniors at graduation

 A photo of seniors at graduation

 

Saving and Paying for College and FAFSA Assistance Night Flyer

It is never too early to begin planning for the expense of post-secondary education. According to College For All Texans, the average cost to attend a public university in Texas is $24,123. Parents of students of all ages are invited to attend the Leander ISD Saving and Paying for College Information Session and FAFSA Assistance Night. Printable flyer found here.


Saving and Paying for College

Location: Cedar Park High School PAC
November 8 | 6–8 p.m.


Representatives from the Texas Comptroller’s Office will provide information on several options to save for college including:

  • Texas Tuition Promise Fund Prepaid Tuition

  • Lonestar 529 Plan

  • Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan


Vendors and private financial advisors will be in the PAC lobby for additional information.


FAFSA Assistance

Location: Cedar Park High School Lecture Hall
November 8 | 6–8 p.m.


The Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open for all Fall 2019 college students. Completing the FAFSA early is more important than ever for Texas high school students.


The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently changed the state FAFSA priority deadline to January 15, 2019. Information below is from the Coordinating Board.


Beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, all General Academic Teaching Institutions (GATIs) in Texas must publicize and use January 15 as the state priority deadline for identifying eligible students to be given priority in receiving awards through the state financial aid programs.