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Palomar helps adults pursue GED, postsecondary education

SAN MARCOS — Adults looking for assistance in pursuing a GED or postsecondary education can find it at Palomar College’s North County Educational Opportunity Center (NCEOC), with offices at Palomar’s San Marcos campus and Escondido Education Center.

Funded by the US Department of Education, NCEOC is a free program designed to assist adults with academic advisement, completing college admissions applications and financial aid applications, adult education program referrals, community and family resource information and workshops geared toward supporting student success.

After interviewing prospective students, NCEOC staff members match them with schools that offer programs coinciding with their areas of interest.

To be eligible for NCEOC services, persons must meet the following criteria:

• Be a citizen, national or permanent resident of the United States

• Be at least 19 years of age

• Be interested in enrolling in a high school diploma or GED program or a postsecondary education program

For more information on Palomar’s NCEOC program, e-mail [email protected], [email protected] (bilingual-Spanish) or [email protected] or call (760) 744-1150, ext. 2433 or 8110 (bilingual-Spanish).


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