Study Guide to Financial Aid

Want to learn more about financial aid? Use our study guide for help.

What is financial aid?

Money that is given or lent to students in order to help pay for their college education.

What do the letters in FAFSA mean?

 The Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

What is a CSS Profile?

The CSS Profile, short for the College Scholarship Service Profile, is an application administered by the United States-based College Board that allows college students to apply for non-federal financial aid. 

How many types of Financial Aid are there?




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