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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Rep. Gene Green Hosts Paying for College Workshop and Academy Day at Austin High School

September 28, 2015
Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green invites Houston-area students and parents to his Paying for College Workshop on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Stephen F. Austin High School. 

During this free seminar, a representative from The Sallie Mae Fund will present information about how to apply for scholarships and financial aid, and important factors to consider when choosing a college or university.

“Financial barriers should never prevent our students from pursuing higher education and achieving their goals,” Green said. “With tuition and student debt at an all-time high, we hope this seminar serves as a useful tool by informing students about their options and how to make their education more affordable, as well as how to make the smart financial choices.”

Representatives from U.S. Service Academies and local colleges will be present with information about their institutions and to answer questions. Confirmed colleges include: University of Houston, University of Houston Downtown, Texas Southern University, Rice University, Houston Community College, San Jacinto College, Everest Institute, and Lone Star College.

WHAT:          Paying for College Workshop

WHEN:          Monday, October 5, 2015; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Stephen F. Austin High School – HISD; 1700 Dumble Street, Houston, TX 77023