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Parents Helping Your Child: Financial Aid Menu

This material can be used to answer questions you might receive from your student. Use it as a starting point for your discussion. The material is written from the perspective of the student and the information may be duplicated in your area.


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Like most things in the world, it takes money, "scrilla", "notes", or "benjamins" to go to college; however, you need not be afraid. If you really want to go to college there are many ways to pay for it. One of the most common ways is through financial aid. Financial aid is money that helps you pay for college and is primarily based on how much your parents make at work.

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Scholarships are "free" money gifts given to students who have a special skill or talent or belong to a particular group or organization. You can find scholarships almost everywhere, but you have to look for them in the right places. Take a minute to find out where you should begin your search for FREE MONEY!

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