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Community Meeting Aimed at Helping First-Generation Families Pay for College


Contact: Sandy Connolly, Director of Communications
Office of Higher Education
(651) 259-3902

St. Paul, MN--For most Minnesota families and students, paying for college is a challenge; if you're the first in your family to go to college, the process can seem even more challenging.

Wednesday, February 12th, families and students are invited to attend a special presentation of the video Paying for College: First in the Family: How Minnesota First-Generation Families Make It Happen. The event is sponsored by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) and the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC).

The community meeting will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Saint Croix River Education District in Rush City, MN. Following the presentation of the short video, financial aid experts will provide additional information and respond to questions.

What: Community meeting, Paying for College: How First-Generation Families Make It Happen
When: Wednesday, February 12th, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Saint Croix River Education District, Rush City, MN

Paying for College: How First-Generation Students Make it Happen is just one in a series of videos produced by OHE, MCCA, TPT and Travelers. Additional funding was also provided by The Saint Paul Foundation and The Council of Independent Colleges.

For more information, contact Sandy Connolly at 651-259-3902 or by email at

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