FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –
It can be hard to navigate the paperwork to get financial aid for college.
Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada is hosting a number of “Cash for College” workshops to help college-bound students connect with financial aid.
The workshops will include help applying for Cal Grants and filling out the FAFSA.
In West Sacramento, a workshop for students and their families is planned for 6-8 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 8, at River City High School. Bring driver’s license or I.D., social security number, 2011 W-2 forms or pay check stubs, 2011 bank statements, 2010 tax info (or 2011 tax info if available), and a list of colleges in which the student is interested. If not a U.S. citizen, bring alien registration card if available. Before attending, make sure to obtain a FAFSA PIN: visit www.pin.ed.gov
. For information, call (707) 455-8025, visit http://www.assembly.ca.gov/yamada
, or to see additional workshops, www.calgrants.org/workshops