Financial Aid

FAFSA

3 Big Changes to the FAFSA, and What They Mean for Families

Is there anything that hasn’t been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic? From the way we go to work to the way students learn, it’s been a game-changer. It should be no surprise then, that changes are coming to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) that is used to determine financial aid eligibility each …

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family need formula

What is the EFC?

College planning is fraught with little-understood concepts that parents and students need to understand in order to choose the best school for their family situation. One of the most important and least understood aspects of college planning is the Expected Family Contribution or EFC. The EFC is an index number of a family’s ability to …

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