The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid is here to help you find ways to finance your educational expenses – all of them. We call this your “Cost of Attendance”. It's important to know that just because your financial aid package identifies resources (in many instances, loans) for you to finance your cost of attendance, it doesn’t mean that you have to borrow them. You can (and should) always request less than what’s suggested. In fact for our area, the College Board thinks that you can do it for less. $3,402 less actually. We challenge you to prove them right.
There are numerous resources and websites focused on helping you manage your money (and the money you’ll undoubtedly borrow) and finding ways to minimize your debt. A few of them are listed below. You’ll find one common theme among them:
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