Financial Aid Timeline

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Starting with your junior year, you need to stay on track researching colleges that you like, studying for and taking admissions tests, and filing admissions and financial aid applications. It's quite a task, and your to-do list doesn't stop here. There are also scholarship applications to complete, campuses to visit and letters of recommendation to request. These calendars can help.

Financial Aid Timeline for High School Juniors
Financial Aid Timeline for High School Seniors

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