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July 29, 2003 :: Standardized Tests and College Admissions Topics of Upcoming Chat

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Students and parents who have questions about standardized tests, college admissions and financial aid can get the answers they need during a live chat event scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m.
August 5.

Offered through Mapping Your Future, a public service Web site providing college, career and financial aid information and services, the chat session is designed to help students navigate through what some consider a maze of career, college and financial aid information - all from the privacy and convenience of a personal computer.

During the chat event, students and their families will learn more about

Anyone with Internet access can join in the chat by visiting Simple instructions will guide them on how to join the chat.

Other special chats scheduled during the fall include a daytime chat Sept. 9, 2003, on the topics of deferments, forbearances and default prevention.

Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative public service project of the financial aid industry, bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid and financial literacy services for schools, students and families. The Web site is sponsored by the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program (OGSLP) and guaranty agencies in other states that participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program.

In Oklahoma, loans for higher education or post-secondary education made to students by private or public lending institutions are guaranteed by the federal government through OGSLP, which is administered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.