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The Penny Hoarder: Bring These 8 Financial Aid Questions Along With You on Your Campus Tour

Yes, you want to see the dorms, the library and the student union, but you should add the financial aid office to your list for the campus tour.

It’s an essential stop to get your financial aid questions answered — but you’ll need to do more than simply show up.

That’s what Certified Financial Planner Alexandra Wilson discovered when she accompanied her husband to his college financial aid office. At 28 years old, he was returning to school to continue his undergraduate studies and wanted to consider his options for financial assistance.

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