Dear Students and Parents, Many students and parents have concerns about how they’re going to pay for college, and with college costs continuing to rise, most are looking for ways to make col- lege more affordable. There’s a great deal of financial aid available; however, the process of obtaining financial aid can be very confusing. This book will help you understand the financial aid pro- cess. It will tell you what you need to do to get money for college, and it will explain how to do it. This book will show you how to make college affordable!