Get to the Bottom of These 3 Financial Aid Questions

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The Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) will open in just a few weeks, and if you're on the fence about whether to complete it, you might find that it's in your best interest to take the time and fill out the form.

That's the word from Kevin Walker, CEO of, who recently surveyed over 1,000 students from the class of 2020 to determine how their financial packages worked out for them. The results indicate that nearly 40 percent of students said the economic conditions prompted by COVID-19 led them to struggle to pay for school because by the time it happened, grants and scholarships were hard to come by.

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