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College Fundamentals: Financial Aid 101

What Is Financial Aid? Financial aid is monetary assistance that helps students and their families pay for college expenses. It is distributed based on a family’s financial need and is calculated based on the difference between the cost of attendance and what the family is expected to pay (also referred to as the Expected Family

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The College Visit

Visiting institutions that you are interested in attending is one of the most important things you can do when deciding which college or university to attend. An institution’s website and brochure can give you some idea of what a campus may be like. However, visiting an institution in person gives you a firsthand view and

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