Did you know that, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have earned their bachelor’s degree earn a median salary that is almost double that of high school graduates with no college experience?
Clearly, a college education is a smart investment in your future. But you may be asking yourself: How can I afford college? What financial aid resources are out there? And how can loans, grants, and scholarships work for me?
Our friends at Coalition member Maryville University have put together a comprehensive online guide to understanding financial aid, complete with step-by-step instruction for applying for aid, easy-to-understand definitions of financial aid terms, and lots of helpful links to get you started!