Most of you college bound seniors have heard back from your schools and you are now in the final decision phase. Most likely part of your decision, or for some of you a big part of your decision is the financial aid support offered.
Lynn O’Shaughnessy’s, blog – The College Solution is a great resource for those of you looking for some clear guidance on what has become a very complicated issue. In a recent post, she talks about the fact that some of the financial support being offered to students is just for the first year. Ms. O’Shaughnessy advises that when you research a school you look into the average level of financial support given to students who are not freshmen. She also provides a list of resources from the US Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center and cites examples of schools with poor financial aid practices.the original article from The College Solution, written by Lynn O'Shaughnessy