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February 2010 Press Release



For immediate release: February 16, 2010                                Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                             Communications: (410) 260-4511



You Can Afford College 2010 Available for Viewing Online

Annapolis, MD (February 16, 2010) - Through a partnership with Maryland Public Television (MPT), and funding from USA Funds, the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) co-produced You Can Afford College 2010, which is now available to be viewed online. The goal of You Can Afford College 2010 is to deliver information tailored to parents and students who need a comprehensive, how-to approach to finding financial assistance. This program provides answers to many questions and takes the guesswork out of paying for college.

MPT has a multi-state footprint serving the entire Washington Metropolitan area. Viewership is comprehensive and includes approximately 1 million people who have children between the ages of 13-17 in the region.


View the video now at  http://video.mpt.tv/video/1386604103/

For more information, contact Cheryl V. Edwards, Marketing and Outreach Manager, at
410-260-4520 or cedwards@mhec.state.md.us.


The Maryland Higher Education Commission is a 12-member coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and independent colleges and universities and private career schools. It serves as an advocate for more than 350,000 college students in Maryland, for the State and its needs, and for business and industry in Maryland.






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