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What about federal pell grants? It won't disqualify me from receiving those?
No it does not disqualify you from federal pell grants either. What would disqualify you would be if you were a convicted FELON. The charge you have been charged with is not a felony
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If this is an infraction its not a problem
However, if it is a MISDEMEANOR conviction then you could potentially loose your federal aid
It is YOUR responsibility to notify the office of the drug conviction
Odds are that there is a rehabilitation program you can participate in
Does paying the fine admit to guilt? Last question sorry how would I determine if it is an infraction or a misdeamenor
Yes paying the fine generally requires you to admit innocence or guilty! Also it will say on the ticket whether it was an (I) infraction or (M) misdeameanor