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.
Each year, the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid provides around $120 billion in federal student aid. But students may miss out. Our FY 2021 Annual Report found that only about 61% of high school students submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form between October 2020 and September 2021. 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 his or her part.
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.
Misleading information about your FSA ID (account username and password) could affect your eligibility for federal student financial aid programs. Get the facts.
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.