FAFSA


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FAFSAFree Application for Federal Student Aid (US Department of Education)
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However, it is not reported on his first FAFSA, which includes only 2008 income.
Because the FAFSA form and a federal tax return require much of the same information, O'Connor believes that offering not only tax assistance but also financial aid assistance to residents is a great way to connect annual fliers to student financial aid.
The FAFSA is a document filed by high school seniors as they begin their final semester of high school.
Check with your counselor to see if Get2College or your local community college is hosting a FAFSA Completion Day at your school.
The FAFSA Completion Assistance Workshop will begin at 10 a.m.
After filling out the FAFSA, your answers go through a formula that determines your expected family contribution (EFC).
The FAFSA takes most people about 20 minutes to complete, and you can do it online.
The FAFSA form is due in January, and is used to determine eligibility for Pell Grants and federal student loans.
For example, this past summer, two senators, Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced a revised format for the FAFSA. Their argument is that a simplified version of the FAFSA form would remove some of the intimidation, and would encourage more families to apply for financial aid.
In 2013, some 1,078 students received one-on-one help, and the FAFSA completion rate climbed to 57 percent.
For the Obama administration, a simpler FAFSA is a key ingredient of the president's goal that the U.S.
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov is the first step in the process.