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Helping Families Understand Financial Aid Offers

This lesson will provide valuable guidance on helping families understand their financial aid offers. Topics will include an overview of the different types of financial aid available, how to calculate the balance due at each college, and methods for paying the college bill.

Lesson Objectives

After completing this lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the primary types of financial aid
  • Summarize the various ways colleges and universities communicate financial aid offers
  • Educate students and parents on financial aid offer terminology

Lesson Deliverables

To complete this lesson, participants will:

Complete the MEFA Institute Evidence of Learning Form to earn 1 PDP for this lesson.

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