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Time to get some money

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is an application that provides high school students with financial resources when entering college and furthering their education. The FAFSAs are required by numerous colleges and universities and is used to determine a student’s eligibility for federal, state, and college-sponsored aid, including grants, educational loans, and work-study programs.
January 22, 2014

On Jan. 1st, the United States Federal Government released FAFSA, the Free Application for Student Aid for any undergraduates and graduates who desire financial assistance for his or her college years. The...

Words from the wise

June 21, 2012

With the many questions juniors hold in regards to college and the application process, seniors held the Senior to Junior Q&A on June 8, in the DHS library. They provided aid to future applicants with...

Financing education

Financing education
November 21, 2011

As college application deadlines approach, Tina Campos, Diana Porras, and Rio Hondo Representatives came together in the B-building Theatre for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night on...

Free money, anyone?

Free money, anyone?
June 14, 2011

With college rapidly approaching, seniors are scrambling to find sources of free money to pay for school expenses. Scholarships are the greatest help students can receive in lessening their college tuitions....

Parents and students fill out financial aid applications

Senior students and parents inquisitively ask Representative Diana A. Porras about Free Applications for Federal Student Aid on Jan. 13.  Porras handed out grant applications that could lead their child to scholarships.
January 26, 2011

As seniors prepare themselves to go to college and close their admission applications, students must now find local methods to pay for their high-cost tuition. In efforts to help the student body, Downey...

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