How to maximize need-based college financial aid

A free seminar on maximizing need-based financial aid for college will be held Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Ashland High School’s Ruthfield Auditorium. Don Anderson of Bedford-based College Funding Advisors Inc. will lead the presentation, aimed at parents of middle- and high-school students. The session will focus on financial strategies that families can employ to help maximize their financial-aid eligibility. For more information, call Brian Garrigan at the high school at 508-881-0176or e-mail bgarrigan@ashland.k12.ma.us .