March 16, 2011 – In order to help students navigate the often-confusing world of financial aid, U.S. News University Directory is offering Financial Aid 101: Demystifying the Financial Aid Process for free. This guide to federal student aid is available for download to anyone who wants to know how to pay for college.
The handbook is designed to make getting college funding both faster and easier. Inside, students will:
- Find out what types of financial aid are available
- Learn how to calculate a school’s cost of attendance (COA)
- Discover steps they can take to make applying easier
- And get started on filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Matthew Speer, Director of Sales and Marketing for U.S. News University Connection, notes that "Students don’t have to shoulder the financial burden of college on their own. There are grants, loans and scholarships that can help offset some or all of their educational expenses. We’re proud to offer Financial Aid 101: Demystifying the Financial Aid Process to help them get started on finding the assistance they need."
[Download the financial aid guide now!]
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Matthew Speer, Director, Sales and Marketing
U.S. News University Connection