If you have a child in high school, and you don't know how you're going to pay for college, you need to know about FAFSA Nights.  FAFSA Nights sounds like rave you would hear about on social media, but it’s actually a program that helps high school students get federal student aid.

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College is expensive, and a lot of times, parents and students get bogged down in the student aid process.  Instead of giving up, you and your high school senior are invited to attend FAFSA nights at the high school your child attends.  It's put on by the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce and El Paso businesses so high school students can put in their application for Federal student aid the spring semester of their senior year.

A lot of high school students who want to go on to college can’t because tuition is too high and the financial aid process is complicated and many give up.  UTEP and EPCC have been working together since 1986 to guide parents and students through the financial aid maze.

Each El Paso area high school will hold a FAFSA Night 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the high school's computer lab.  FAFSA Nights runs through March 4th.  If you would like to attend one of the FAFSA nights, you can go to elpaso.org/fafsa nights.