InFocus: College applications and financial aid

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It may only be January, but for those considering college in the fall, it’s time to start filling out college applications and begin looking for financial aid. 

On 22News InFocus this week we’ll be talking about how to create a successful college application and the various resources available for financial aid.

Each school has different application requirements and deadlines, so it’s important to get organized now.

Financial aid is available from loans to grants to scholarships, and some colleges and universities provide other financial incentives to help meet the needs of students.

You can watch 22News InFocus this Sunday at noon…LIVE on the air or streaming on your mobile device using the 22News app. And if you miss it, you’ll find it on our website at

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or grad school.

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) offers low-cost fixed interest rate loans to students who are residents of or attend college in Massachusetts.

Find out how you can transfer credits between Massachusetts colleges and universities through the Commonwealth Commitment Mass Transfer program.

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), enables thousands of New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount.

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