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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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Three Great Scholarship Opportunities for College

Listed below are three great scholarship opportunities that are granted specifically to top-notch students from low-income families. Each of these scholarships covers a substantial amount of the recipient’s college expenses. QuestBridge QuestBridge offers four different scholarship programs (the National College Match, the College Prep Scholarship, the Quest for Excellence Awards program, and the Quest

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