Fiction: Students can get more financial aid by hiring someone to do the research for them.
Fact: Dependable scholarship and financial aid information is readily available through college financial aid offices, government-sponsored websites, and reputable consumer organizations. Beware of any program that guarantees aid for a fee. Free online resources include www.savingforcollege.com, www.finaid.org, www.fafsa.ed.gov, and www.fastweb.com.
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