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Author(s):Sallie Mae
Title:2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Organization:Sallie Mae
Short Description:These key findings from Sallie Mae's 2007 Survey of Parents of College-bound Freshman indicate that parents—particularly at lower-income levels— all too often begin considering ways to pay for college late in the game, and often consider college to be unaffordable.
Annotation:These key findings from Sallie Mae's 2007 Survey of Parents of College-bound Freshman indicate that parents—particularly at lower-income levels— all too often begin considering ways to pay for college late in the game, and often consider college to be unaffordable. Although most families are aware of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), too many families—particularly those in the highest income bracket—still opt not to file one.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Financial Aid
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Saving for College

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