Students who choose to attend post-secondary schools need to consider cost when looking at different options. However, while cost is important, students should not eliminate a school because of the sticker price until they know what kind of financial aid they will be receiving. Here are some tools and websites that can help you navigate the financial aid process:
Financial Aid Websites:
Federal Student Aid-The home of all federal student aid information; including how to apply for aid, the different types of aid, how to manage your loans, and how to repay your loans.
FAFSA-the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
NASFAA-The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Information for families regarding the FAFSA, being a smart consumer of financial aid, how to work with financial aid counselors and more.
OASFAA-The Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Links to resources for families and students.