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How Much Financial Aid Can I Get?

Dec 23, 2015 9:03:28 AM

On January 1, the floodgates to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) open up. Students and parents nationwide will eagerly complete the application (some laboring over it for hours) in hopes of getting the most financial aid possible. The majority of these families have no idea what to expect.

How much financial aid can you get and what influences what you are awarded? This is a question we hear again and again at the College Planning Center and the big answer is, "it depends."

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Topics: Scholarships for High School Students, College Financial Aid

Colleges in RI Series: The Public Schools

Dec 8, 2015 6:09:22 PM

If you are a Rhode Islander, you have access to a great education locally at any one of RI's three public colleges & universities. Here is a brief rundown on what each school has to offer. 

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Topics: College Planning