Mature forum for mature replies, please.
So, I'm going into a community college nearby for a year before I apply to the nursing program here. I'm not worried about next year, yet, I'll work on that another time.
For now I'm confused on what's going on.
I did my FAFSA, and it said my EFC was 0, and the Pell Grant offered me $5.5k for tuition and other expenses. I understand pell grant is free money, am not worried about that. What I'm confused about is that on my college's site, under financial aid awarded it says:
Fall 2010 - Full-Time Award | Amount | Status
Pell Grant| 2775.00| A
Direct Subsidized Loan | 1106.00 | I
I'm confused. Where did the rest of the money go? I never agreed to a loan, I don't want to take a loan since I've got plenty of money awarded by the pell grant. But I don't see where the money is T-T
Alsoalso, I heard somewhere that whatever I don't spend on tuition and books out of the pell grant, at the end of 6 months I get that money back. Is that true?
And, does that above statement cover tuition for a full year? or just a 6 month term or something?
Confuseeeed. Financial aid people at the school fail at explaining stuff in laymens terms. >_<