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Amid Recession, You Still Have to Pay for College

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala, another community, on Jan 11, 2010

In those agonizing months between sending out college applications and waiting for those admission decisions in the spring, many high school seniors and their parents will be applying for financial aid. Financial aid should never be an afterthought. The cost of higher education continues to rise and the recession is taking its toll both on college endowments and family resources. Move quickly to understand the process. Find out what forms and documents are required, when they are due, and where they should be sent. Since most aid is distributed on a first come first serve basis, early is better. Here are some basics to get you started.

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Posted by Ralph N. Shirlet
a resident of another community
on Jan 11, 2010 at 9:56 am

Ralph N. Shirlet is a registered user.

Dear Dolores,

Thank you for having Dr. LaScala answer some of the financial issues of college educations.

Hal/CDSI