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Jennifer's Story

Jennifer saw college as a way out of an unstable home life — and a way into a future career in international business.

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My decision to graduate early came after my mother got sick.

She wasn't able to take care of me. My dad wasn't there to take care of me, so I needed a way to take care of myself, and by going to college, I knew that I could further my education and better my career choices.

My guidance counselor… told me about Federal Student Aid and helped me fill out the application and find all the information I needed.

When I first got my letter that said I was accepted, it was a feeling of relief, it was a feeling of I don't have to continue to look for a way to go to school.

I would have never been able to graduate at 16 and go to college without the Federal Student Aid program.

My name is Jennifer, and this is my story.

 

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