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GET Program deadline coming in March

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KENNEWICK. Wash;-- Time is running out to sign up for Washington's prepaid college tuition program and receive today's college tuition rates. 

March 31st is the final day to sign up for the program before tuition rates go up. The director of the GET program says families now contribute to more than 100,000 prepay college accounts. The idea of the program is that each family can purchase a unit which will go toward future college funds.

"It's priced at the highest rate of a university. University of Washington, Washington State University, so one hundred units is equal to what their charging for tuition that year. So you can buy between one and five hundred units," GET Director Betty Lochner.

 

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