The Maine Educational Opportunity Center plans to host free individualized virtual sessions for adults 19 and older looking for a new career or returning to higher education.

Essentials of College Planning virtual sessions are set for 9 and 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18; Thursday, Sept. 21, Thursday, Sept. 28 and Friday, Sept. 29.

In-person sessions are planned for 9 and 11 a.m. and noon Monday, Sept. 25, at the University of Maine at Lewiston-Auburn Center, 51 Westminster St. in Lewiston.

The center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the transition towards a new career and relevant educational credentials. The staff provides individualized assistance in career planning, stackable credentials, completion of FAFSA, rehabilitation of defaulted loans, and finding the appropriate funding for one’s education.

The free session lasts approximately an hour; registration is encouraged.

If these times don’t fit a schedule, contact the center to explore options. All sessions are subject to change.

To register or for more information, call 800-281-3703 or visit


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