financial aid application process

Many people froze their credit in the fallout of the recent Equifax security breach.  Though a wise action to take in order to protect your credit and prevent fraudsters from opening up new credit in your name, implementing a credit freeze could affect the financial aid application process. Check out Shannon Vasconcelos’ recent article on to find out how a credit freeze could obstruct your ability to access the funding you need to pay for college.

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Written by Shannon Vasconcelos
Shannon Vasconcelos is a college finance expert at College Coach. Before joining College Coach, she was a Senior Financial Aid Officer at Tufts University and Boston University. To learn more about Shannon, be sure to read her bio on