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ERIC Number: ED562008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 64
Abstractor: ERIC
Paying for College. Minnesota 2014-105
Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Many people wonder where to start when it comes to paying for college. This guide is intended to help answer questions about paying for college. Applying for financial aid is not difficult, but it is important to plan ahead and understand all of the options. This guide provides information about: (1) grants; (2) loans; (3) scholarships; (4) tuition reciprocity and reduced tuition; (5) tax credits; (6) saving for college; and (7) how to contact each institution. The guide also discusses financial aid and what it is: (1) Grants or scholarships: awards that do not have to be paid back; (2) Loans: borrowed funds that must be repaid with interest, usually after your education is complete; and (3) Work Study: money earned through on- or off campus employment while attending college.
Minnesota Office of Higher Education. 1450 Energy Park Drive Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55108-5227. Tel: 800-657-3866; Tel: 651-642-0567; Fax: 651-642-0675; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota