Four college financial aid presentations to be held at Quincy library

Posted: Dec. 5, 2012 10:57 am Updated: Dec. 19, 2012 2:15 pm

Herald-Whig Staff Writer

High school students and their parents can learn about the college financial aid process at a series of "FAFSA Frenzy" presentations this month at the Quincy Public Library.

The 90-minute sessions are free and open to the public. They are sponsored by the ISA Corps, which is affiliated with the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

The first presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday in the library's large meeting room. The topic is "Supporting Your Student." Three other sessions, all titled, "Financial Aid Process," are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 12, 6 p.m. on Dec. 18 and 6 p.m. on Dec. 20.

Two ISA Corps representatives, Cody Dailey and Amanda Gallaher, will lead the sessions, which will provide basic information about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA -- a document used by colleges to determine how much federal, state and college-issued financial aid a student might receive in the next academic year.

More information about the sessions is available by contacting Dailey at 685-4424 or by sending email to