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FINANCIAL AID TERMS you need to know

Award Letter This is a term sometimes used for an offer from a college or career school that states the type and amount of financial aid the school is willing to provide if you accept admission and register to take classes at that school. Cost of Attendance (COA) The total amount it will cost you to go to school—usually stated as a yearly figure. COA includes tuition and fees; room and board (or a housing and food allowance); and allowances for books, supplies, transportation, loan fees and dependent care. It…

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Deadlines for Financial Aid

Hey everybody, even though we are out of the classroom does not mean there are not things we should be doing. One of the most important items you need to be taking care of is filing for FAFSA. Don’t miss out on the opportunity for financial aid because you were not paying attention to the deadlines. If you need more information about FAFSA, Learn More Indiana has the answers.

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THE 2021-22 ISSUE OF CAREER READY INDIANA IS HERE!

BE CAREER READY When it comes to careers, we’re all on our own path. Yet no matter how different our backgrounds and goals are, we’re all facing challenges. Education—at any age—can make all the difference. Now more than ever, education and training beyond high school is essential to securing and keeping a job that provides for you and your family. Whether you’re looking to start a new career path or advance in your current one, there are options for you. In Career Ready Indiana, you’ll find information on how to…

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Employer Support Counts

If you’re looking to continue your education following your undergraduate studies while also working, be sure to seek support. Sit down and have a conversation with your employer about your educational pursuit. Be sure to discuss your employer’s expectations as well as what assistance or support they may be able to provide—from encouragement to flexibility and even financial assistance. Tips for working with your employer to continue your education: Research programs and schools to get an understanding of what’s offered—not only the program but the format in which it’s delivered…

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NEVER TOO LATE FOR A NEW DIRECTION

Alwyn Lee wanted to earn her college degree so badly that she vowed she would do whatever it took. “I had started and stopped so many times,” she said. “I wanted to achieve it.” Earning that degree took a lot of work—no surprise—but it didn’t require student loans. And when Lee turns 50 in 2021, it will be as a college graduate without student debt. Lee’s decision to return to pursue her degree was not taken lightly. She was unable to work due to disability, had struggles with mental illness,…

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