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All About Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed by every student applying to college. File the FAFSA online as soon after October 1, as possible.
link to FAFSA

How much federal aid will you receive? Check out the following links to estimate your eligibility:
link to FAFSA 4caster
link to ACT's Financial Aid Need Estimator

Useful Financial Websites for Students

The following links are designed to help students learn more about receiving financial aid. Check out the following links for financial aid assistance:

link to FastWeb

link to FinAid

link to Federal Student Aid


Completing the FAFSA is an important step in obtaining federal aid for attending college or career schools. This FAFSA MYTHS link includes information from the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid Office, and it dispels commonly held myths about students wishing to obtain federal aid. To find out more, simply select the FAFSA MYTHS link to learn more about why EVERYONE should fill out the FAFSA!