The cost of going to school is what keeps many people away, but there are many ways you can get help paying for school.
English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED programs are usually free. Some training programs are free if they're offered by community-based organizations.
College and some training programs cost money. For most people, paying for school is their biggest problem. Most education and training providers can help you pay for school with financial aid.
Applying for financial aid can take a long time, but it's worth the effort. There are many different types of financial aid:
You can get more information about Federal financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education.
Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Students must complete a FAFSA to apply for Federal student financial aid and for many state student aid programs.