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Title:Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Organization:Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid
Short Description:This recent report from the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid describes how millions of community college students who appear to be eligible for financial aid fail to apply, limiting their financing options to work and student loans, which can lower academic performance and reduce persistence.
Annotation:This recent report from the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Aid describes how millions of community college students who appear to be eligible for financial aid fail to apply, limiting their financing options to work and student loans, which can lower academic performance and reduce persistence. The report looks at the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, passed by Congress last year, which reduces the eligibility penalty on students who work, potentially increasing the number of students who are eligible for federal aid.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Community Colleges
Need-based Aid

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