Information for Students & Parents
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Cost Comparison Worksheet (pdf) An example worksheet (with a blank worksheet included) that explains how to break down the expenses you can expect to incur over the course of an academic year and how to use those cost figures together with your financial aid eligibility to determine the bottom-line cost of a particular institution.

Helpful Contacts (pdf) Phone numbers and websites for more information about financial aid (general and specific topics)

Loan Terms A handy reference guide for some common terms used when describing the various educational loan programs that are available for student and parent borrowers.

Scholarship Scams Links to some online resources about some common scholarship scams as well as resources on the web that may be helpful in identifying questionable scholarship offers.

Tax Benefits for Higher Education Resources to help you familiarize yourself with the tax relief provisions for families financing higher education.