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summary: aid step 1

aid process information

The first step in the financial aid process is to determine whether you are eligible for financial aid. Eligible students are segmented into two groups:

  1. dependent students
  2. independent students

This is an important distinction because the total amounts you can get. The aid note reviews the following:

Aid Information:

  1. eligibility requirements for financial aid
  2. dependency status
  3. about the expected family contribution (EFC)
  4. college cost analysis
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