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What You Need To Know About the FAFSA Submission Summary

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form looks different starting with the 2024–25 award year. One new feature is the FAFSA Submission Summary, formerly known as the Student Aid Report (SAR). Learn what it can tell you about your financial aid eligibility, potential schools, making corrections, and next steps as you prepare to receive aid offer letters.


10 Common FAFSA Mistakes To Avoid

You’ll have a better chance at receiving money for college if you avoid several common mistakes when filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. Such mistakes include not completing the form on time, not filling it out correctly, or forgetting to sign and submit.