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College Now to provide advice at mobile college clinic




Students and their families can get in-person help planning for college and other postsecondary education when a mobile college clinic makes its first stop on Saturday, March 27 in Cleveland’s Slavic Village neighborhood.

College Now Greater Cleveland will provide the free assistance using BEST Community Resource Center’s Mobile Academic Classroom. The clinic will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 27 at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio, 6114 Broadway Ave.

The mobile clinic, which is open to students and families from throughout the Cleveland area, is being provided with support from ServeOhio and AmeriCorps. To make an appointment for the mobile clinic, go here

One parent or guardian may accompany each student while the student is meeting with an advisor on the bus or in a tent at the site. Face coverings must be worn over mouths and noses while on the bus, in tents or in waiting areas.

Advisors will discuss steps needed to graduate and apply for a postsecondary program, the process for obtaining financial aid, including completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, standardized tests and more. To work on the FAFSA, families must bring tax returns and financial information For more information, call 216-241-5587.

The bus will make other stops during the spring and summer. The schedule and locations have not been determined but will be available on College Now's events calendar.

Students and families can continue to receive virtual services from College Now. To make an appointment for a virtual meeting with an advisor, email or call 216-241-5587.