Financial Aid Myths

The financial aid process has given rise to a number of myths, misconceptions, and just plain misinformation. You might hear one or many of the following statements. Don't get taken in.  

You should NEVER have to pay for scholarship searches. Beware of scams!

Adapted from http://www.nacacnet.org/.
Written by Jennifer Gross.
Published January/February 2001.
Updated April 2006.