Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

Amanda Holland

Amanda Holland is equally passionate about math and grammar. She spent several years as a signals analyst for the Defense Department. After her two kids were born, she transitioned to a career as a freelance writer. When she isn't crafting content, she's usually reading, baking, or playing video games.

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Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

Why Is My EFC so High and What Does it Mean?

September 14, 2023

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How to Find Scholarships

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How to Pay for College Without Loans

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