Paying for College

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Game of College

This is a fun interactive game about graduating from college with little or no debt based upon your family characteristics. Can you do it?

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Financial Aid 101

This 2 page fact-sheet talks about the most important things a person needs to know about Financial Aid: main sources of financial aid; basic information about the FAFSA application; other places to look for financial aid; and questions families could ask a college’s financial aid office if the student’s financial aid does not cover the costs of the college expenses.

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Federal Student Aid

The official site where students apply for federal government financial aid. Other information includes understanding aid, work study and managing loans.

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myStudentAid Mobile App

You can complete the FAFSA form on a mobile device with the same ease as on a desktop or laptop computer. The website fits the screen size and shape of any device, including desktop or laptop computers and mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets.

Who Is My Parent

A guide for students and parents to understand which parent(s) are required to provide FAFSA information for the FAFSA application for a dependent student.

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FAFSA Checklist

A helpful detailed checklist of the required information that a student and family will need to provide on the FAFSA application and where to find it. The checklist includes dependency status questions.

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This website breaks down the FAFSA application by providing very short step-by-step videos on how to fill out the FAFSA.

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American Indian College Fund

This is an excellent website because its mission is to increase the number of Native American college graduates. It provides multiple resources regarding preparing for college, scholarships, student development, and getting the job.