Bookmark These: Financial aid for returning students
By Reid Kanaley
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) We're back with more sites about paying for college. The focus this week is on financial aid for "nontraditional students" — meaning older people heading back to the classroom.
—At Finaid.com, there's a page of links and tips for nontraditionals. Many state colleges allow older residents to audit courses for free when classroom space is available. Income is also key to winning financial aid, so even older students need to fill out the
—Finding grants for adults in college "takes research," notes this page for adult students at Collegescholarships.org. It says to look for grants under the headings of nontraditional or "special populations" programs, and lists several that are specifically designated for adult women — including those offered by
—Even older students who can demonstrate financial need can qualify for federal Pell Grants, which provide up to
—The Geteducated.com site helps adult students find and compare accredited online degree programs. It also features the "
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