Financial Aid Awareness Month Highlights – What Students Don’t Know

By: Sharna Johnson Perhaps it’s denial, misinformation or a lack of information altogether, but nearly half of college students are under the impression their student loans will be forgiven. February was Financial Aid Awareness Month, and it appears that awareness is desperately needed if a recent study is any indication. Created by congress in 2010, the campaign’s goal is to raise awareness about federal financial aid options and particularly the ways federal financial aid can reduce the amount of student loans necessary to obtain a college education. Recent data from…

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