Who Deserves Financial Aid?

Apr. 8, 2013 / By


For any high school senior, this concluding year is stressful on many interchangeable extremes. One path grasps enough passing credits to graduate, while another path is striving for higher education beyond high school. As a senior I know this firsthand. My already busy schedule was becoming constantly busier by the hour, filled with college admission forms and endless searches for family financial records to complete the even longer process that is applying for financial aid. On top of the applications that require much attention, school assignments and numerous extra curricular activities began to pile up.

The first few months of senior year I thought to myself, “Hey, this isn’t that bad. I’m not tired of school just yet.” At that time I didn’t think applying for college would be the least bit stressful. The idea didn’t even cross my mind.

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