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Students are considered independent if they can answer "yes" to one of the dependency questions on the FAFSA. These questions ask if student is 24, married, has a dependent, is on active duty, etc. Students that are self-supporting are not necessarily considered independent.
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Contributions from the Foundation help fund the needs of faculty and staff and also provide financial assistance to students.
North Carolina Community College System offers scholarship opportunities each year to assist in paying for college.
There are a variety of scholarship opportunities available to help pay for school.
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