Getting More Financial Aid


Another college admissions season has mostly come and gone. Admission decisions -- and many financial aid decisions -- have been rendered and now other issues must be dealt with: Where should you enroll? What should you do about the waitlist? How are you dealing with rejection? Are other colleges still taking applications? Should I apply there?

Probably the biggest decision that has to be made is this: How will you pay for college? None of us has to be told how expensive college is these days. Along with the frightening reality of college costs comes the even more shocking reality of student loan debt. Yes, I'm talking about loan debt once again, and with good reason. Loan debt can alter a young person's quality of life for decades. I've preached that here many times.

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