ORONO — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free individualized sessions, Essentials of College Planning for adults 19 and older who are looking for a new career or returning to higher education. The virtual sessions will be held at the following dates and times:

Wednesday, June 2, at 9 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m.;
Thursday, June 3, at 9, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.;
Friday, June 4, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.;
Monday, June 7, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.;
Tuesday, June 8, at 9 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.;
Wednesday, June 9, at 9 and 10 a.m.;
Thursday, June 10, at 9 and 10 a.m.; and
Friday, June 11, at 9 and 10 a.m.

MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the transition towards a new career and relevant educational credentials. The organization provides individualized assistance in career planning, stackable credentials, completion of FAFSA, rehabilitation of defaulted loans, and finding the appropriate funding for your education.

The organization offers career advising, college planning, advocacy, matching participants to funding sources, applying for financial aid, assisting in college application completion, application fee waivers for qualified adults, scholarship application completion, as well as helping participants develop a plan for the future.

The individualized free session lasts approximately an hour. Registration is encouraged.

All sessions are subject to change. To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

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