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College is rough, and whether you're a first year student or a veteran college-goer just looking to expand your financial aid options, you want to know what's out there. Totally understandable--the less you have to pay for school the better. Let's skim over a few of the more conventional, well-known aid forms, and then dive into a few areas that you might not have thought of. Conventional Financial Aid 1. Federal and private loans. Basically federal loans are funds that a student borrows from a government agency with the promise to repay them upon completion of study. Stafford loans, Perkins… Read more here!
For many students, community college provide an opportunity to receive a college education without going broke. But before you jump into classes, you first need to look at any and all financial aid available. Remember, the more time you spend researching and maximizing the money you can receive, the less stress (and debt!) you'll have later. In order to help you grasp the complex process of financial aid, I'm going to breakdown and explain some of the avenues available for upcoming or returning students. To begin, let's look some financial aid sources. The Department of Education The Federal financial aid largely… Read more here!