You will increase your chances of obtaining a financial aid package that is fair or even more than fair if you understand how the process works. The families who get the most financial aid aren’t always the ones who need it the most. Those who educate themselves will increase their chances of walking away with a package they can celebrate. But before you can do that, you’ll need to understand the basics that you’ll find in the next eight chapters.
If you educate yourself on your financial and academic choices, you are far more likely to slash the cost of college.