Sample Expected Family Contribution

Financial Aid Offices/Assistance

Federal Student Aid Handbook 2005-2006

Counselor & Mentor Handbook of Federal Student Aid 2005-2006

EFC Formula 2005-2006

Financial Aid Estimator-ACT

Financial Aid Calculator-SAT

Financial Aid Estimator II


EFC Calculator



State of Michigan: Paying for College


School Counselor's Handbook 2004-05

Federal School Code Lookup

U.S. News & World Report

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Center for Creative Studies

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Average College Debt for Undergraduate=$25,250 (Law School=$75,000; Medical School=$150,000) (Credit Card Debt Statistics)

Education Gap between Rich and Poor Grows (College is Increasingly Out of Reach for Poor)


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Demystifing college tuition

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Students (and Parents) don't know Federal Aid System (FAFSA)