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Does My Living Situation Meet the Definition of Homeless?

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Financial Aid for Youth Who are Homeless (or At Risk of Homelessness) and On Their Own

This resource contains a flowchart to help you determine if you are an independent student as unaccompanied youth. It provides examples of who can make this determination.

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Tips for Preparing for an Independent Financial Aid Interview

This resource is designed to help unaccompanied homeless youth prepare for documented interviews with the financial aid administrator.

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Understanding Student Loans: The Basics

For most youth and young adults, student loans are a necessary part of college, even when a financial aid package includes scholarships. In choosing loans and loan amounts, there are many options and factors to consider that can have significant long-term impacts. This tip sheet provides some important information to keep in mind as you prepare to pay for college.

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Understanding Student Loans: Repayment

This tip sheet provides some important information about repaying student loans.

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