BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Parents and college-bound students are invited to a talk on financial aid for higher education, scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. this Sunday, March 17, at the Bernards Township Library.

Participants are asked to register beforehand for the free seminar. The discussion is scheduled to be held in the library's technology center.

Topics will include:

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- Types and sources of financial aid

- How to get need-based and/or merit-based aid

- How to estimate your expected family contribution

- How the "Net Price Calculator" can help you

- College cost considerations

- Ways to reduce cost, increase funds, and get more or better aid

The presenter is Rana Slosburg of Slosburg College Solutions of Bridgewater.

The Bernards Township Library is located at 32 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge.