The Parent Report: Financial Aid

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FAFSA Day, Financial Aid

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Doug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature...
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BOSTON (CBS) – It’s a confusing process…applying for college financial aid. But help is available.

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Every family sending a kid to college should apply for financial aid, but many don’t leaving potential money on the table.

The FAFSA form can seem intimidating, but this Sunday, January 30th, free seminars are being held at 26 locations across the state to help parents and students.

Julie Shields-Rutyna, with the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA), says parents need to bring financial information with them when they attend.

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