Press Release/Statement | July 24, 2012

New “Shopping Sheet” Helps Students and Families Understand True Cost of College by Standardizing Aid Offers

Students and families will be able to easily understand and compare the real cost of different colleges, if schools across the country adopt the user-friendly Shopping Sheet released by the U.S. Department of Education.

Students and families need to know how much each college will really cost them after they apply for aid and before they make the final call about where to go. But right now financial aid offers can be more confusing than clarifying, with different information presented in different ways or not at all.

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