Welcome to part 4 of the Financial Aid Finder's five-part FAFSA Workshop. If you want to catch up on parts 1-3, follow these links: Essential FAFSA Documents FSA ID Today, I am focusing on FAFSA deadlines. You would think that with something like a deadline, this post would be pretty short. But the reality is, when it comes to the FAFSA, deadlines are anything but … [Read more...] about FAFSA Workshop – Part 4: Determining Your FAFSA Deadline
US News and World Report reported that almost half of all students file their FAFSA passed their state's deadline, losing out on opportunities for state-based grants. Given that it's nearly the end of March, I hate to tell you that you have already missed out on fourteen state deadlines. February 15 - Connecticut, Tennessee March 1 - Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, … [Read more...] about Do you know your FAFSA Deadline?
If you are a high school senior or a college student in need of financial aid, the answer to "What are you doing this winter break?" should be: Filling out my FAFSA form! You will still have plenty of time to enjoy the holiday parties, but don't miss out on your biggest present of all -- tens of thousands of dollars in potential financial aid -- by failing to take your FAFSA … [Read more...] about What Are You Doing this Winter Break? Your FAFSA Form!