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Financial Aid Advice for Parents

When exploring financial aid for college, it can help to gain perspective from other parents who have gone through the process.

Financial Aid Q & A: The Basics

Have questions about financial aid? This group of questions and answers covers the basic information you need about college costs, campus work, need-based vs. merit-based aid, and tips for getting aid, as well as a section all about the relationship between rolling admissions and financial aid.

Understanding the Financial Aid Process

Finding the money you need to attend a two- or four-year institution or vocational/career college is a challenge, but you can do it if you devise a strategy.

U-fi Student Loans

Learn more about the benefits of student loans through U-Fi for undergraduate and graduate school, what you need to do to apply, and more.

Parents - Planning for Unexpected College Costs

You've saved for years, finalized your part on your student's FAFSA, and assisted your child in securing a student loan. Financially, however, your work is far from done. In fact, a parent's work is never done when it comes to the costs associated with seeing a son or daughter through college.

Financial Aid Countdown: Senior Year

If you did your homework as a junior, then you're already way ahead! Use your research to compare options and find the best school at the best price.

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