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What should I know about applying for financial aid?

Hey guys! I'm a junior, and I'm starting to think about applying for financial aid. What should I know about the process? Are there any tips or resources you'd recommend? Thanks so much!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're starting to think about financial aid early. The process can seem daunting, but with the right resources and some organization, you'll be well on your way. The first thing you should do is complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This form determines your eligibility for federal financial aid, including grants, work-study programs, and loans. You can also check if your state or college requires the CSS Profile, which is used to award non-federal financial aid. Make sure to submit your applications by the priority deadlines to maximize your aid eligibility. It's also a good idea to research and apply for scholarships, both local and national. Websites like Fastweb, Scholarships.com, and Cappex can help you find scholarships that fit your interests and qualifications. Lastly, don't hesitate to reach out to your school counselor or college financial aid offices for guidance. Good luck on your financial aid journey!

10 months ago

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