Paying for college involves financial responsibility. Whether you’re discussing how you’ll pay for college with your parents or guardians, evaluating your financial aid packages, or reviewing your financial aid award package as a current college student, it’s important to be your own advocate. Don’t be afraid or embarrassed to ask financial questions. The more you know and fully understand each element of financial aid, the better off you’ll be in the future.After you’ve had time to review, set up a time to visit with the financial aid officer at the school you’re attending, or for soon-to-be-freshmen, at the college you’re considering attending in the fall. Below are important financial aid questions to ask:Naturally, there are plenty of financial aid questions that you can ask your school's administrators. Take a look at a few examples below.