***PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT*** Bennet Urges Colorado Students to Apply for College and Take Advantage of College Application Week

With the start of College Application Week in Colorado this week, Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, is encouraging the state's high school students to take advantage and submit their applications to the state's colleges and universities without having to pay an application fee.

Between November 1 - 8, 2009, occupational/technical, two-year and four-year post secondary schools across Colorado will waive their application fees.

Families and high school students can learn more about College Application Week, by visiting http://www.collegeincolorado.org/News/_default.aspx, which has information on college fairs and seminars and on how to fill out college applications and writing college essays.