Financial AidIf you are assessing your financial aid package, here is a great article to begin understanding what it all means:If the aid you have received still doesn't meet your needs for the college you want to attend, it may be worth writing an appeal letter. Here are a few articles with a step by step guide to a solid appeal letter:Navigating the Financial Aid and merit-based aid application process can feel overwhelming but it’s a worthwhile investment of your time. Your student may be eligible for more than you think. Here’s a quick rundown to help better understand the process.
Sources of Financial Aid:
Types of Financial Aid:
- Colleges & Universities
- Private Organizations
- Work-study jobs
Financial Aid TIPS:
- Don’t assume you don’t qualify
- The application is free - you have nothing to lose
- The FAFSA is easier than ever with the Data Tool
- The average time it takes to complete the FAFSA is 30 minutes
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