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  • EFC Calculator is a tool to estimate the amount a family can be expected to contribute towards a student's college education costs. The U.S. goverment and many colleges and universities use the EFC to determine a student's eligibility for financial aid.

Information from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Articles for Parents and Students from the U.S. Department of Education

Additional Information

College Navigator - College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about institutions of higher education.

Student's Rights & Responsibilities

National Student Loan Data System - Federal Direct Stafford Loan records will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and schools determined to be authorized users of the data system.  Borrowers have access to view their Title IV, HEA loan records at

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