Financial Aid Benefits

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If you look at my family’s income, you might wonder why I need financial assistance to go to college, but if you look deeper, you will understand why it is necessary that I receive financial aid. Before I was born, my mom worked as an accountant, and my dad as a software engineer. As soon as I was born, my mom quit her job and stayed home to raise my sister and I. Since then, we have lived on a single income. My parents saved what they could for both my sister and I, but we do not have enough savings to pay for my college education due to many financial burdens presented to us over the years.
When I was 9 years old, my dad lost his job. The monthly unemployment check was used wisely, but my parents had to use their retirement savings and

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