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Financial Aid?

Do I Qualify for Financial Aid?

Intelligent.com has lots of helpful info for students and young adults. Their article on financial aid is a good place to start.

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Find upcoming FAFSA assistance events and information on what to bring with you.

FAFSA Fest Events


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No experience necessary, training available.

Each year, our volunteers work with students and families from across Rochester to complete federal and state financial aid forms. Join us for one event or set regular hours, the choice is yours!

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