Experts suggest the best way to prepare for the costs of higher education is to talk honestly about these obligations and plan ahead. Students or parents seeking information on financial aid, scholarships, grants, prepaid tuition, and loans are encouraged to visit the Illinois Student Assistance Commission’s website at www.isac.org.
On these sites students and parents can learn more about:
Illinois College Planning Guide
Financial aid options
The Bright Start education savings plan
Information about scholarships
Information about loan repayment and federal help