Many students and their parents have no clue about how financial aid works and how they are going to finance their child’s education. Do you get many questions about the types of financial aid available to them? The overwhelming majority of college students will utilize some type of federal and non-federal financial aid to help pay for their education.
BestColleges.com put out a nice guide that summarizes the types of financial aid, a summary of demographic information about who has received financial aid in years past and FAQ about financial aid. It is a nice primer you can point students and their parents to that has a good overview. Here is a link: https://www.bestcolleges.com/research/facts-financial-aid/