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Obj3.05-3.06 PF 2014

Paying For Higher Education and Lifelong Employment

Consolidate (financial) To combine (a number of financial accounts or funds) into a single overall account or set of accounts
Cost of Attendance Total amount it will cost you to go to school (includes tuition and fees as well as personal expenses)
Deferment Period Postponement of payment on a loan allowed under certain conditions and during which interest does not accrue
Expected Family Contribution (EFC) An estimate of the parents' and/ or student's ability to contribute to post-secondary expenses
FAFSA Stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It is a form prepared annually to determine eligibility for post-secondary financial aid
Financial Need The difference between the cost of attending a particular school and the expected family contribution
Forbearance Ability to stop or reduce loan payments for up to 12 months while interest is accruing
Grant A tax-exempt financial aid that may be given for many purposes, not necessarily just for education
Grace Period Period of time after a borrower graduates, leaves school, or drops below half- time enrollment where they are not required to make certain federal loan payments
Loan Default Failure to pay s loan according to the agreed upon terms
Loan Servicer Company at collects payment on a loan
Net Price The cost of attendance minus grants and scholarships
Personal Identification Number (PIN) A four digit number used as an electronic signature
Scholarship Money awarded to students that does not have to be repaid and is based on academic or other achievements to help pay for education expenses
Student Aid Report (SAR) A report that summarizes responses made when completing the FAFSA form
Subsidized Loan A need- based loan from the federal government, the interest of which is paid for by the US Department of Education while the borrower is in school and during grace and deferment periods
Unsubsidized Loan A non-need-based loan from the federal government the interest of which is paid for by the borrower
Work-study A federal program that provides part time employment opportunities for students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses
Cost of Living The average cost of basic necessities, such as housing and food
Employee Benefits Products or services provided by an employer that provide an extra value beyond wages
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