Can I be Independent for Financial Aid Purposes? — College Confidential. Nice, you are considered an adult at 18 and can go to war for your country, but when it comes to financial aid for college you are still tied to your parents until you are 24. The system has it all figured out for their advantage.
The beginning of the new revolution: We gather legislative data from all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, and then make it available in a common format via Open States' API and bulk downloads. http://openstates.org/