Claire Law is a Certified Educational Planner and author of “How to Control Your College Costs,” to be released this spring. In this video, Karen A. Hott of Two Bridges College Consulting interviews Claire with real questions from actual parents whose kids will be attending college in fall of 2021. The interview covers FAFSA and CSS Profile; Pell Grants and federal work-study; and federal loans to students and their parents, both subsidized and unsubsidized. At the end we show two ways that you can compare financial award letters from different schools so that you’re comparing apples to apples instead of apples to oranges.

Understanding Financial Aid with Claire Law