Financial Aid for College
Category : College
TAMAR LEWIN has a good article in The Times about the college financial aid system and the confusing FASFA form. You should check it out if you are trying to figure out how to pay for school.
You are generally not going to be able to pay for college with after-school and summer jobs (especially with escalating school costs and the decreasing number of jobs) – but it is still important to work and save. Teens to need financial aid to close the gap to pay for college.
Check out our summer job listings to find jobs near you, but check out the Fafsa, and instructions for filling it out, online at fafsa.ed.gov. Finaid.org is another good resource for information, at no charge, about the Fafsa and financial aid.