Archive for December, 2013

Understanding the Financial Aid Process

December 11, 2013

Most students are beginning to wrap up the college application process.  They have spent months getting good teacher recommendations, taking the SAT and ACT, visiting schools, perfecting college admission essays, and refining their college lists.  Many are glad that they are almost done.  But are they?  Not really.  Now is the time for students to explore Imagecollege scholarships and prepare essays for those that are applicable.  Their parents need to get busy on the FAFSA in order to apply for financial aid.  This is an online form that must be submitted in order for students to have any chance to receive financial aid.

Applying for financial aid can seem like a very complicated process.  The ultimate guide to financial aid is a great source of information that will help you each step of the way.  Confusing terms are explained and reading it will make the financial aid process go more smoothly.

http://www.collegexpress.com/articles-and-advice/financial-aid/articles/applying-financial-aid/ultimate-financial-aid-handbook/

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