Hernandez to Help Students Complete College Financial Aid Applications

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State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is helping students apply for financial assistance through a series of free workshops on Thursday, Oct. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and by appointment at her district office, located at 2137 S. Lombard Ave., Suite 205 in Cicero. Hernandez is partnering with the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to provide a financial aid advisor to help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018-2019 school year and answer any questions they may have. The FAFSA application period opened in Illinois on Oct. 1, and awards will be made until funds are depleted, so students are strongly encouraged to complete their application as soon as possible. Hernandez hosted her first workshop last Thursday, and will be hosting more on Thursday, Oct. 19th, and Thursday, Oct. 26th. For more information, or to set up an appointment, please call Hernandez’s full-time constituent service office at 708- 222-5240.

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