Financial Aid Maze
No matter whom you talk to about getting financial aid for college, the mantra’s the same: File the FAFSA. It’s not that bad.
The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a student’s ticket to many grants, scholarships, work study and loans for college.
When parents are looking at an annual price tag upward of $30,000 in tuition, fees, room, board, books, travel and personal expenses for private education and nearly $20,000 for the same at a public institution for the next four or five years — not to mention the effect of future tuition hikes — any financial aid, big or small, may sound appealing.
Source: Valley News Dispatch > Keep Reading