There's a lot of federal money available to help you pay for school, but you can't be considered for any of it until you complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (the FAFSA).
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When determining a student's eligibility for a financial aid award, each college makes its own determination about using only the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from the U.S. Department of Education or both the FAFSA and the PROFILE. (The PROFILE is sometimes referred to as the CSS PROFILE, CSS/Profile, or the Profile.) The PROFILE, which is from the College Board, is used to award private grant and scholarship aid.
Figuring out how to pay for college can be an extremely daunting task. Read on for helpful overview information on major sources of funding: FAFSA, Scholarships, and Loans.
If you don't apply via the FAFSA, you can't qualify for student aid. Find out more here.
Financial considerations can make or break the decision to go to your first-choice school, but there are some things to consider that may help make you make your decision.
Ever wonder who the largest provider of financial aid is? It’s the federal government! Every year, it doles out more than $86 billion in financial aid awards through grants, loans, and work-study awards to millions of students—and it’s really not complicated to find out if you qualify.
Here are some important tips to keep in mind when applying for a financial aid award at a PROFILE college.