It’s never too early to start preparing for college. Check out the resources below for good starting points for both students and parents.
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Financial Aid Checklist: College is usually more affordable than many families think, thanks to financial aid. The checklists offer a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the financial aid process and get the most money possible for college.
How to Complete the FAFSA : To apply for most financial aid — including federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans — you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Your College Savings Options: If your family is not already putting aside money to pay for your college education, it’s not too late to get started with special savings accounts for education costs.
College Tuition Tax Credits: To help you pay for higher education, the federal government offers tuition tax credit programs. These can reduce your family’s federal income tax bill, if certain conditions are met.
Comparing Financial Aid Award Letters: This on-demand webinar, recorded April 3, 2013, will provide you with the information and tools needed to analyze your award letters and to understand the financial impact each might have.
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