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You Can Afford College

Mario Armstrong

Join hosts Mario Armstrong and Yolanda Vazquez as they explore the mazes of questions surround financial aid and paying for college. Listen to financial aid experts who offer information on the types of aid available and advice on finding and securing grants, scholarships and loans, and meet students at area Maryland colleges and universities who share their real-life experiences and how they secured financial aid.

A production of Maryland Public Television for more than 30 years, this television program delivers information tailored to today's parents and students who need a comprehensive, how-to approach to find financial aid.

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In the program
Learn about:
  • Your first step - the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Sources of financial assistance
  • Organizing income tax records
  • Types of aid available (grants, scholarships, loans)
  • Important application deadlines
  • Websites offering the latest tips on finding funds
  • Saving money for college years before your children go
Hear from:
  • Financial aid experts who offer information on the types of aid available and advice on finding and securing grants, scholarships and loans.
  • Students at several Maryland colleges and universities who share their real-life experiences about the financial aid process, types of aid they are receiving, and how they secured help.

 

You Can Afford College is produced by Maryland Public Television in cooperation with:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Support for this program was provided by
USA Funds College Savings Plans of MD Eastern Shore Higher Education Center US Dept of Education