Katie is in her junior year of high school. She wants to take the right steps, in the right order, to have enough money to go to college.
Katie is trying to decide the best order to do things. Read through her list. What’s the best choice?
Katie’s best choice is to start looking for scholarships junior year and apply for federal student aid in January of her senior year.
There is competition for both scholarships and federal grants. It helps to apply as early as possible for both.
Note: If one school costs more than another, it doesn’t guarantee that the quality of education will be better. Consider other factors, such as the school’s academic strength in your areas of interest.
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