Have questions about the various financial aid programs at Foothill College?

Learn about financial aid through these short video answers.

Video Topics

General Information
  1. Do I have to use the IRS Data Retrieval Process?

  2. What does the term EFC stand for?

  3. What does SAP stand for?

  4. Can financial aid help me with out-of-state tuition costs?

  5. Can I receive financial aid at more than one college?

  6. How can I pay for college?

  7. How many months of assistance can I receive?

  8. How much money should I be willing to borrow for college?

  9. Is all financial aid 'free money'?

  10. What are my repayment options?

  11. What are some tips on getting great letters of recommendation?

  12. What is a Federal Work-Study job?

  13. What is a letter of recommendation?

  14. What is an Award Letter?

  15. What is financial aid?

  16. What is the difference between a Dependent student and an Independent student?

  17. What is the difference between a grant and a loan?

  18. What is the difference between interest and principal?

  19. Will financial aid pay for all of my expenses?

  20. Will I still get my financial aid if I have been selected for Verification?

  21. Can I use financial aid to pay for courses I repeat?

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