paying off the outstanding balance of your loan without penalty
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Anon-government aid application that some colleges require
someone who is not a U.S. citizen but is eligible for federal student aid
Expected Family Contribution
This is the amount your family is expected to contribute, based on the FAFSA.
need-based, part-time employment in college, where the federal government pays part of the student's salary, making it cheaper for departments and businesses to hire the student.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Form used to apply for need-based aid.
money, such as grants and scholarships, which does not have to be repaid
schedule where your monthly payments are smaller at the start of the repayment period, gradually becoming larger.
money based on financial need that you do not have to repay
money that must be repaid with interest
depending on your academic, artistic, or athletic merit
depending on your financial need
federal money for low-income-students that you do not have to repay
government-backed loans given to parents
money from a college or a private source that you do not have to repay
money a state gives resident students attending in-state schools
student aid report
report summarizing FAFSA information that colleges use to define your aid package