f you're not the kind of person who loves winter, it can be a challenge to get out of the house on a cold day.
But students, their families and REF volunteers have braved the cold with a vengeance this year. We're
particularly happy to have helped more than 200 attendees fill out federal financial aid forms (FAFSA) at our FAFSA Fest events this school year at night and on weekends! This is higher than last year's total - and we have another event to go. We predict that, once again, a quarter of early FAFSAs filed in Rochester will have been filed at one of our events.
Please help us spread the word about our final, free FAFSA Fest event for high school seniors and students already in college, March 3 at MCC Downtown from noon to 2 p.m. Make that winter day count!
What makes us most pleased is the satisfaction from students and families. "It was perfect," wrote one student after our last event. How often does anyone say that about filling out a government form? Thanks to our volunteers for making it just right.
Wishing you warm thoughts,