Below are links that can be useful in helping make college more affordable. Remember to check the for local scholarships as well. Also, most colleges and universities have scholarship information on their web sites. They also require that the FAFSA be submitted before they can make a determination on what they will offer. The FAFSA is generally required before applying for student loans.
New Jersey higher Education Student Assistance Authority provides financial and informational resources for education of students. The authority offers programs and services such as governors urban scholarship and industry vacation programs, merit based programs, college savings plans and student loan programs.
Please click on the link below for an informative presentation.
Some private schools require the CSS profile in addition to the FAFSA. Please check with your individual school to see if this applies to you.