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ETS Students Visit College of Idaho

On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 TRiO Educational Talent Search students from Homedale, Wilder, Parma, Borah, and Melba High Schools as well as South Jr. High visited The College of Idaho in Caldwell and the College of Western Idaho in Nampa. Students were lead on tours by college student ambassadors and visited with admissions staff.

TRiO Staff who accompanied them were Dr. Keith Anderson, Tia Short and Julie Bú. The College of Idaho is a private, four year liberal arts college and College of Western Idaho is a public, 2 year community college.

Both schools have many wonderful programs to offer our TRiO students.  If you are interested in learning more about these schools, ask your TRiO specialist for more information.

Applied for FAFSA? Don’t Forget to Verify

After you’ve finished applying for Federal Student Aid, don’t forget to verify your information. To help you with this, the IRS has created a tool to verify your income and wage information. By using this tool, you can complete the FAFSA more easily and accurately, increase accuracy in awarding financial aid funds, and, if selected for verification, you can use the tool to update your income information.

View the following slideshow to get more information about the tool and receive instruction on how to use the tool: FAFSA-IRS Data Retrieval Tool