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Author(s):American Council on Education
Title:What every student should know about financial aid
Organization:American Council on Education
Short Description:This 32-page overview--meant not only for students, but also for parents, college administrators, and anyone interested in the details of federal financial aid--discusses the variety of federal programs designed to help students and families finance a college education.
Annotation:This 32-page overview--meant not only for students, but also for parents, college administrators, and anyone interested in the details of federal financial aid--discusses the variety of federal programs designed to help students and families finance a college education. Sections include the goals, eligibility, and application process for federal financial aid; a description of the major aid programs; and the tax benefits available to students and families. Helpful appendices include a glossary of student aid terminology, a copy of the most recent Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and examples of financial aid packages awarded to students.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Financial Aid

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