AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Find out about steps to take after you have submitted your financial aid. Learn how to read your financial aid package, write an appeal, and verify your documents.

Options to Cover the College Bill
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

Options to Cover the College Bill

Financial aid offers from the colleges you have been accepted to oftentimes don’t cover the entire direct cost of college. 
After the FAFSA/Dream Act: Next Steps
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

After the FAFSA/Dream Act: Next Steps

After you submit your FAFSA or Dream Act there are some additional steps that you should be aware of. For
Verifying Your Income for the CA Dream Act Application
After You Submit Your Application, Financial Aid For Undocumented Students, Paying For College

Verifying Your Income for the CA Dream Act Application

After submitting the CA Dream Act Application, you may be asked to verify the information you provided about your income.
Academic Probation and Financial Aid
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

Academic Probation and Financial Aid

Academic Probation is a term used to describe when a student’s overall, or campus GPA, falls below a 2.0. All
Tuition and Fees Explained
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

Tuition and Fees Explained

Navigating your financial aid award letter can be confusing because of all the unknown terms and definitions. It is important
What You Need to Know About Verification
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

What You Need to Know About Verification

Sometimes students are selected for something called “verification.” It is very common for students to be selected for verification. If
Work Study
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

Work Study

Work-study is one of the financial aid options that are available to you if you qualify for it. There are
DecidED: College Affordability Tool for Students
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College

DecidED: College Affordability Tool for Students

One of the most memorable events in a student’s life is receiving their college acceptance letter in their portal, or
myStudentAid Mobile App
After You Submit Your Application, Paying For College, Submitting FAFSA

myStudentAid Mobile App

Financial aid is a college student’s worst nightmare as it can be very complex and complicated. Understanding this, the Federal

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