Once you gain some literacy in financial aid basics, you can start to look at more in-depth details and your individual eligibility.
There are numerous types of FAFSA verification; make sure you fully understand what documents ED or the university needs from you.
Sometimes, students need an ombudsman (an official who acts as a problem-solver and mediator) to resolve financial aid disputes.
The 'Cost of Attendance' (COA) is the final cost of all your expenses that result from the school you choose. Selecting a school that offers tuition at a fair rate should be a major preliminary consideration as you're deciding what college to attend.