Financial Aid and Scholarships
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FinAid—Comprehensive advice from National Association of Financial Aid Administrators www.finaid.org
FastWeb—Comprehensive free scholarship search site www.fastweb.com
United Negro College Fund—Extensive list of scholarships administered by UNCF https://scholarships.uncf.org/
Paying for College
Families should pursue both need-based financial aid and merit scholarships as the plan for college costs. Most private colleges give financial aid to a majority of the freshman class, and families of all income levels should investigate applying for aid.
FAFSA –Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.gov
CSS Profile https://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile