Parents completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form for the first time can follow eight simple steps to help their children obtain federal student aid.
Each year, the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid provides around $111 billion in federal student aid. Yet our annual reporting finds that only a fraction of high school students submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. So, let’s bust myths!
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is the student’s responsibility, but when a student is considered a dependent student for FAFSA purposes, parents have a large role in the application process. Educate yourself about the process and opportunities so you can provide the guidance your child needs to do their part.
Misleading information about your FSA ID (account username and password) could affect your eligibility for federal student financial aid programs. Get the facts.
Learn four things you need to know about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form if you have more than one child in college.
With more than 5,600 colleges and career schools participating in federal student aid, it can be difficult to decide which school is right for you. That’s why the U.S. Department of Education developed College Scorecard to answer your questions about costs, graduation, debt, and lifetime earnings.