Perhaps one of your biggest concerns about pursuing higher education - whether online or on-campus - is how you will pay for it. However, if you qualify, there may be various options available to you.
Typically most students may be eligible to receive some form of financial aid to help pay for school. Financial aid may consist of scholarships, grants, loans, and participation in work-study programs. If you qualify, Tax credits and benefits for military personnel may also aid in offsetting the cost of higher education. Additionally, private loans may be available to help make pursuing your degree a reality. Loan consolidation may be able to help ease the burden of multiple loan payments and simplify the payment process.
Compare the different types of federal student aid below and learn more about the financial aid options that may be available to you, if you qualify. If you claim the Hope credit for a student, then you are not eligible to claim the Lifelong Learning credit for the same student.
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