The FAFSA application process can be confusing and a bit scary, but it is important that you fill it out as soon as possible! Many families have suffered economically during the coronavirus pandemic and may have to take extra steps to qualify for maximum help.
Please make sure you apply as early as possible! Many families have suffered economically during the coronavirus pandemic and may have to take extra steps to qualify for maximum help.
Soon after completing the application, “A student will get an estimate of eligibility for federal aid. That information will go to the schools the student designates, which will then set the stage for the type and amount of aid a school will offer the student,” according to The Seattle Times.
The more you know about the FAFSA application process, the more you can help others.
If you prefer a checklist and timeline, check out uAspire’s FAFSA Checklist:
We also have these two super helpful videos:
This video gives an overview of the FAFSA and the role it plays in the financial aid process.
This video reviews the information you’ll need to gather and offers tips for completing the FAFSA. This checklist can help you keep track of the information to collect.
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