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Parent and Family Resources

Welcome Parents and Families, to Long Beach Cal-SOAP’s Countdown to College video series.  Our dedicated team provides high school students and families mentors, college and career prep and financial aid resources. We believe that an education elevates students, their families, and their communities.  That is why we want to make sure you have all the tools you need to help your student through their next milestone: college!

Financial Aid 101: Types of Aid

Watch this video to learn about the types of financial aid available and how to apply.

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College Affordability: Paying and budgeting for college

Watch this video to learn how to help your student prepare for spending decisions in college.

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