After You Apply

Here are some resources to help you after applying for financial aid:

MassAid logo MASSAID Student Portal: Check your eligibility for the MASSGrant or No Interest Loan programs

What to Expect After Submitting Your FAFSA: A guide from the U.S. Department of Education on what to expect after you fill out and submit the FAFSA.

PDF Understanding Your Award Letter: A quick reference guide to evaluating financial aid award letters from FastWeb.com

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau  The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has great resources to help you compare financial aid offers and understanding student loan repayment options.

Plan Your Budget: A guide from the U.S. Department of Education on how to handle your finances and student aid (grants, scholarships, loans, work-study) while you're in school.

PDF Budget Worksheet  An interactive budget worksheet.

Scams  Helpful information on avoiding scholarship and financial aid scams


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