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How do I know if a college is a good financial fit for me?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'm starting to think about the financial aspect of college. How do I know if a college is a good financial fit for me? What factors should I consider when evaluating the cost of attending? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're starting to think about the financial aspect of college early on. To determine if a college is a good financial fit, you should consider a few factors. First, look into the school's tuition, fees, and cost of living. Don't forget to factor in any potential scholarships or financial aid you may be eligible for. Second, research the school's financial aid policies and if they meet most or all demonstrated financial need. Third, consider the potential return on investment (ROI) of attending that college, which means evaluating factors like graduation rates, average post-graduation salaries, and employment opportunities. Lastly, think about your personal financial situation and what you and your family can realistically afford. Remember, it's important to have open conversations with your family about finances and to explore all your options before making a decision. Good luck in your college search!

10 months ago

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