HESC-Higher Education Services Corporation
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is New York's student financial aid agency. They have the programs, information and resources to help you afford college.
HESC administers the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and more than a dozen other grants and special awards. They also guarantee student and parent loans as part of the Federal Family Education Loans program.
Visit their website at www.hesc.com. You will find there also a link to NYHELPS.
They have online financial aid applications, award calculators and tools to help you manage your loans and grants, as well as helpful information and tips on repaying your loans and avoiding defaults.