The definition of what "need" is and how schools determine it.
How the amount of aid you qualify for is calculated
Learn the timing behind the financial aid process so that there are limited surprises along the way
Strategies behind how to maximize the amount of aid you qualify for so as to uncover more possibilities for "free" money.
How different schools will utilize different formulas and also deal varying levels of aid. We will showcase which schools to go after when looking to maximize that amount of need based aid.
Some schools will deal aid in the form of loans. What to expect when that happens.