As the cost of attending college continues to rise, the challenge in securing a sufficient amount of financial aid also increases. Scholarships, public sources of financial aid, and other financial aid vehicles will, by necessity, continue to fund the cost of higher education.
College-bound high school students gearing up to apply for financial aid will be happy to hear that help is at hand. The Ed Fund, California Cash for College and the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) are teaming up to offer free workshops to support students’ financial aid application efforts.
This month, high school seniors will begin their final semester of school. As these students eagerly prepare to graduate and look ahead to college, they will face a most daunting challenge. How will they pay for a college education?