Whether you are just finishing high school, returning to school after a long absence, or have a child heading for higher education, paying for college can be...expensive. There's plenty of money out there for you to beg, borrow, or steal (although borrowing is recommended). But where to begin? Do you want loans or scholarships? Where can you find money? Is it better to borrow from the government? How do you know if a lender is legit?
Don't worry, we're here to help! From scholarship search engines to government forms, there is a lot of financial aid information available on the internet. Below are a few librarian-approved online resources to help you pay for college.