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I'm 19 going to be 20 this summer and my parents are trying to keep me from going to the college I want.How do you take out loans so young, I'm sure I don't have great credit?Are there other ways to pay for college without your parents help? Because mine are not an option of help...
After people reach the age of 18, the State of Arizona considers them as adults. Thus, parents no longer have an obligation to support their children financially. Fortunately, students have many options to finance their higher education. One place to start this funding process is at their college's financial aid office. The financial aid office knows of scholarship opportunties, loan options, and other methods by which to finance a college education. The Federal government has a special website for students who need to finance their education. Therefore, one should not get discouarged about the cost of attending college. There are options available.