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Report: Students Need Concise, Targeted Information on Colleges and Aid

“When it comes to choosing a college, financial concerns are one of the main factors influencing the decisions students and families make.

The availability of financial aid and the cost of college are two of the top three most commonly cited factors in deciding on a specific college, according to a recent report from the New America Foundation. But despite efforts to make it easier for students to navigate the world of college financial aid – such as the Department of Education’s College Scorecard and Financial Aid Shopping Sheet – some millions of dollars in federal financial aid each year get left on the table.” Read more at the US News and World Report by clicking here.