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DVC Financial Aid Cash for College Workshop

DVC Financial Aid Cash for College Workshop

DVC Financial Aid will be hosting a free Cash for College workshop on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 10am-3pm. Get your financial aid applications completed before the March 2nd deadline! See you there!

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February 11, 2013 · 1:50 pm

Financial Aid Appointment Requests

Due to the high volume of financial aid applicants and appointment requests, the Financial Aid Office is taking between 2-3 weeks to call/email students back with their appointment. Please bear with us as we go through this peak time. Thank you for your patience.

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Announcement: Last Day to Submit Loan Request

The last day to submit a Federal Direct Student Loan request is Thursday, April 28, 2011. We will not accept loan requests after this date.

Please plan accordingly.

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Article: Demystifying Aid for Community Colleges

Tuition rates at California’s community college may be low compared to those elsewhere, but that should not permit legislators to ignore the difficulty so many students have paying, says one lobbying organization.

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Tuesday, the California Public Interest Research Group is releasing a report detailing a survey, conducted during the past spring and summer semesters, of community college students across the state. Chiefly, students were asked about their “work habits, their understanding of financial aid and how these factors might affect their academic success.” The group hopes the rampant misconceptions about financial aid highlighted in the survey will influence state legislators to fund aid counseling programs to help students take full advantage of what is available.

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