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Loans
Work-Study
and more
FAFSA
Grants
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Name three types of
financial aid?
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Loans, grants, and
scholarships
(also work-study and educational
savings plans)
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Who should you contact
to talk about your
financial aid package?
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The Financial Aid Office
at the school to which you
applied
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300
What’s the difference
between a loan and a
grant?
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Loans have to be repaid.
Grants are “free” money.
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400
TRUE or FALSE:
Enrolling as a part-time
student will affect your
financial aid package.
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TRUE
Your status as a full-time or
part-time student determines
your eligibility for aid.
Generally, more aid is
available for full-time
students.
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500
Name three sources of
financial aid.
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•The federal government
•The state government
•The school you plan on
attending
•Employers
•Banks
•Scholarship organizations
•Family
•Faith-based organizations
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What is the “net price” of a
college?
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The amount of money a family
must secure through loans, workstudy, or cash deposits to attend a
given school.
advertised cost of school
– grants, scholarships, & discounts
net price
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Other than tuition, name 2
expenses associated with the
cost of college.
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•Room & Board
•Textbooks
•Transportation
•Meals
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TRUE or FALSE:
The FAFSA is free to
complete.
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TRUE
You should not pay any fee to
complete the FAFSA. It is
FREE and free assistance is
available.
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What is the earliest you can
complete the FAFSA for the
upcoming school year?
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January
st
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ex. For the 2012-2013 school year, you can
start the FAFSA on January 1, 2012.
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What are the age requirements
for the FAFSA?
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There are none.
The FAFSA is open to
students of any age.
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400
How often should you
complete the FAFSA?
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Every year you
plan on attending
school.
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500
What does EFC stand
for?
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Expected Family
Contribution
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600
What is the best time to
complete your FAFSA?
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The sooner, the
better.
You can fill it out as early as Jan.
1st but you will need your tax
information.
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700
What two types of assets do
you NOT need to include in
your FAFSA?
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Retirement and business
assets
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TRUE or FALSE:
The federal government only gives
out loans to students.
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FALSE
The Free Application for
Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) can qualify BOTH
students and their parents
for loans to help pay for
college.
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200
What is the name of the
federal loan given to parents
of college students?
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The PLUS loan
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What is the name of the
federal loan given to most
students?
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The Stafford loan
Some students also qualify for a
Perkins loan.
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400
What does it mean if you get a
loan that is “subsidized”?
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The government will
pay the interest on your
loan while you are in
school.
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500
When do you have to start
repaying your federal loans?
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Six months after you have
completed school or stopped
enrolling.
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600
What is the difference
between a federal loan
and a private loan?
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Federal
Private
•serviced by the gov’t
•6-month grace period
•deferral & forgiveness
options
•different repayment
plans
•serviced by a bank
•may not have a grace
period
•may not have deferral
or forgiveness options
•may not have flexible
repayment options
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700
Name one instance
when a loan payment
can be deferred?
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•Enrollment in school
•Economic hardship
•Unemployment
•Military Service
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How do you qualify
for work-study?
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Check the work-study
option when you file
the FAFSA.
(Your FAFSA information will
determine your eligibility for workstudy.)
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How do I find a
work-study job?
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The Financial Aid Office
at your college can tell you where to find
work-study job listings both on and off
campus.
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When do I get the
money I earn through
work-study?
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Work-study money is
given in the form of a
paycheck.
Depending on your job, you may get
a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly
check.
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400
Is there a limit to the
amount of money you
can earn through a
work-study job?
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Yes
The amount of work-study
money you can earn per year
is determined by your
FAFSA and shown on your
Student Aid Report.
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500
TRUE or FALSE:
Individual colleges
offer their own grants
and scholarships
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TRUE!
Financial aid is
available from
colleges themselves as
well as the federal and
state government.
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600
What is the difference
between financial aid
given by colleges and aid
given by the government?
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Aid from Colleges Aid from Gov’t
•Contingent on your •Not linked to a
enrollment to that particular school
particular school
•May take more
•Determined by
factors into
FAFSA/PHEAA
consideration than
just the FAFSA
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700
How do I qualify for
financial aid from
individual colleges?
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1. Complete the
FAFSA
2. Meet all schoolbased deadlines
(which tend to be much earlier
than FAFSA deadlines)
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TRUE or FALSE:
Grants are “free”
money and do not need
to be repaid.
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TRUE
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What is a Pell
grant?
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A Pell grant is a
grant given by the
federal government
for post-secondary
education.
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What factors
determine if you
get a grant?
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Financial Need
(determined by your FAFSA)
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Timeliness
(grant money is given on a
“first come-first serve” basis. The earlier
you complete your FAFSA, the better)
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400
Other than the federal
government, who else
gives out grants for
college?
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The state of
Pennsylvania
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500
How do you get
a state grant?
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1. Complete the FAFSA.
2. Complete the state
grant form. In
Pennsylvania, it is
called the PHEAA.
(Pennsylvania Higher Education
Assistance Agency)
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Do I have to be a
resident of Pennsylvania
to get a Pennsylvania
state grant?
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Yes.
For more details about
state grant eligibility,
visit www.pheaa.org
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Where can I find
the PHEAA
application?
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When you complete the FAFSA, there
will be a link to the PHEAA
application on the confirmation page.
*Remember to download the signature
page, sign it, and mail it in!
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