Education costs money, lots of it. And to make sure that you’re able to focus on your studies without the distractions of financial stressors, financial aid is key.
And financial aid isn’t just awarded to students in need. So even if you come from a place of financial security, there are options for you to save money on your education–from grants to scholarships.
And what’s more, many financial aid packages can be targeted and worked towards if a student knows about them in advance. This means that understanding the financial aid system of higher education is key to getting the most out of your education and enabling the most opportunities.
In this guide, we walk you through different types of financial aid, how to get it, and what to do with it.