Paying for College, 2023 is a part of the College Admissions Guides Finance collections.

A SMARTER WAY TO PAY FOR COLLEGE. Take control of your financial aid experience with this essential guide—the only annual guidebook with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA aid forms!

Financing a college education is a daunting task no matter your circumstances. With line-by-line instructions for filling out the FAFSA and consumer-friendly advice to minimize college costs, Paying for College helps you take control of your experience and:
• Maximize your financial aid eligibility
• Start preparing now for upcoming changes affecting student aid
• Explore long- and short-term strategies to reduce college costs and avoid expensive mistakes
• Complete every question on the FAFSA and CSS Profile aid applications to your best advantage
• Compare aid offers and learn how to appeal them if necessary 
• Plan strategically as a separated/divorced parent, blended family, or independent student

“A first-rate guide through the financial aid maze.” —Lynn Brenner, Newsday

“Can save thousands in college bills.” —John Wasik, Forbes

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