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Dissecting Your Financial Aid Package

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For most students, a portion of your college application process was spent completing forms for financial aid in addition to those you sent to college admission offices. Sometimes you can use a little explanation in order to fully understand what's being offered to you when your financial aid package arrives. There are three types of aid, and your award letter will include details on the combination of those types that the school can offer to meet your demonstrated financial need.

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