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ECMC’s The College Place–Minnesota Welcomes New Director


College access center provides free resources to help Minnesota students plan for college

MINNEAPOLIS—Tara Pribnow has been named director of ECMC’s The College Place (TCP) Minnesota. ECMC, an affiliate of Minneapolis-based ECMC Group, operates TCPs around the country. TCP-Minnesota provides free college planning resources for students and families throughout the state in support of ECMC’s nonprofit mission focused on helping students succeed.

ECMC’s TCP-Minnesota provides virtual, in-person, telephone and online support at no cost to students of all ages looking for assistance with college applications and financial aid forms, and also offers help locating scholarships and other resources that can lower the cost of postsecondary education. Staff are also available to visit schools and conduct workshops.

“Tara’s expertise about the college-going process will prove extremely valuable to students and families looking to navigate the often confusing and intricate application and financial aid process,” said Paula Craw, vice president of outreach for ECMC, “Her passion for postsecondary education will enable her to continue our legacy of positively impacting underserved students in the community.”

TCP-Minnesota is located at Urban Ventures, The Hub, 3028 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408. To set up an appointment or to schedule a presentation, call 651-271-5478 or email minnesotatcp@ecmc.

ECMC operates seven college access centers throughout the country with additional locations in Colorado, Connecticut, Northern California, Oregon and Virginia.

About ECMC Group

ECMC Group is a nonprofit corporation focused on helping students succeed by creating, providing and investing in innovative educational opportunities. Headquartered in Minneapolis, ECMC Group and its family of companies are focused on advancing educational opportunities through financial tools and services; nonprofit career education and workforce training; and innovative, impactful and mission-aligned funding for programs to help students achieve their academic and professional goals and to address the future of work. To learn more, visit