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Determining the EFC is one of many important steps in searching for and choosing a college
If you view the EFC as a stand-alone activity instead of an integral part of the college search process, your college plan quickly becomes a “let’s wait and see what we get” plan. Financial aid considerations are typically a very large part of the college selection process, and the EFC has become the universal common denominator.