SPRINGFIELD — Collegebound students might check out a new, free smartphone application designed to help them plan, prepare and pay for college.

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission this week launched its B4College app, which can send students personalized notices, including reminders about student aid application deadlines.

The app currently is available for Android smartphones at Google Play. A Facebook account is required to use the app.

The commission expects to launch an iPhone version in early summer.

For more information, including a link to Google Play, see the commission’s website, www.isac.org

More from pantagraph.com

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.