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Student Financial Aid

A college degree opens many doors of opportunity. Yet the cost of college is significant and has climbed rapidly during the past decades. Each year, millions of college-bound students have no idea how they are going to pay for their education. Figuring out how to pay for college can be confusing and stressful, but with a little help and guidance, the reward can be great. Get started by understanding these key areas:

Understanding Net Cost – This somewhat complicated equation is important to understanding how much college will cost.

How Student Aid Works – The process can be cumbersome, but knowing the basics of how it works will be helpful along the way.

Types of Student Aid – Aid comes from many sources, and each source has it own specific eligibility requirements and processes.

About the FAFSA – This application is the gateway to more than $238 billion in student aid. It is extremely important to file this application accurately and on time.