Pell Grant Changes Affect Students

Congress wants to weaken the Pell Grant program that helps parents and student afford college tuition.  The Pell is important form of financial aid that allows millions of low income students to pursue their college education. What about  the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)? The author does not elaborate on this Grant. Many students who are Pell Grant recipients will qualify for FSEOG. Many critics claim that  programs like Pell increase the cost of college. Not true. What has increase the cost of college over the years is the vast availability of Federal  Loans especially the Parent Plus Loan which parents can borrow as much as they want minus the aid originally offered each year.

If you are looking to maximize the financial assistance for your student to attend college, please contact our office today to learn how we can help.

Congress Wants to Weaken the Pell Program. Here’s Why They Shouldn’t.
News Source: huffingtonpost.com

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