It can be particularly tough for prospective first-generation college students. As these students’ parents have not been through the aid process before, many aspects of it can be especially confusing to them.
To help first-generation students avoid making potentially expensive mistakes as they apply for aid, a recent U.S. News article identifies several nonprofit orgs and online resources designed to help them with the process. Click here to check them out.
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