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Business English Exercise | Topic: Financial Aid Forms (College) 2

Designed to help you practice vocabulary for filling out financial aid forms for students, requesting information regarding these forms, etc. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. Due to the high cost of education, children from better-__________________________ ( = wealthier) families sometimes also need financial aid.

2. We determine your family's need based on a complicated __________________________ that takes into account a lot of different factors.

3. When will you let us __________________________?
  to know
  to find out

4. Can I call you to check the __________________________ of my application?

5. Do I have to __________________________ you with proof of my income/investments?

6. What is the __________________________ ( = last day) for filing the application?
  death line
  debt line

7. The federal financial aid formula takes into account two main factors - assets ( = what you own) and __________________________. ( = what you make/earn)

8. Do I have to __________________________ ( = write down/include) my retirement assets?

9. __________________________ means "per year".

10. Do not include these in the __________________________ of your assets. ( = when you count/sum up your assets)

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