Trusted Sources: Paying for College

NACAC has compiled this list of trusted, up-to-date sources for professionals working with students.

Barriers to Successfully Financing a College Education

Examining the role of secondary school counselors and college admission professionals in supporting student decision-making related to paying for college.

Financial Aid Basics: What Students and Families Need to Know

Good information can go a long way when helping students make the right college choice. Download this presentation and use it when meeting with students and parents, and share it with your colleagues.

Financial Aid 101

Financial Aid 101 includes six easy-to-use learning modules packed with information on subjects like loans, grants, scholarships and work-study. The programā€”developed for entry-level professionals in both the counseling and admission fieldsā€”features informative graphics and videos, as well as quizzes to help you measure your progress. Take your professional development to the next level!

Podcast Episodes

NACAC’s College Admissions Decoded podcast

Episode 9: “Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters”

Episode 8: “How Families Can Talk About Paying for College”