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Understanding How to Pay for College

  • Topics

    Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > Learn What Works
  • Grade Level

    Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Intermediate (4-6)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Dr. Donald E. Heller talks about three key aspects of paying for college that schools should ensure their students know: college costs, types of financial aid, and the application process. Schools, parents, and the community can collaborate to support students' financial aid search, with schools drawing on community resources to walk students through the application process.