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6 FINANCIAL AID MYTHS

MYTH 1: My parents make too much money, so I won't qualify for any aid.

     FACT: The reality is there's no income cut-off to qualify for federal student aid.

MYTH 2: I support myself, so I don't have to include my parent's info on the FAFSA form.

     FACT: Even if you support yourself, live on your own, or file your own taxes, you may still be considered a dependent student for FAFSA purposes.

MYTH 3: I should wait until I'm accepted to a college before I fill out the FAFSA form.

     FACT: Don't wait. You can start now! As a matter of fact, you can start as early as your senior year in high school.

MYTH 4: If I didn't receive enough money for school, I'm just out of luck.

     FACT: You still have options, like scholarships! Check out the Outside Scholarship link to the left.

MYTH 5: There's only one FAFSA deadline and that's not til June.

     FACT: Nope! There are least three deadlines you need to check: your state, school, and federal deadlines.

MYTH 6: I only have to fill our the FAFSA once.

     FACT: You have to fill out the FAFSA form every year you are in school in order to stay eligible for federal financial aid.

 

The 2019-2020 FAFSA is NOW AVAILABLE to complete!

The 2019-2020 FAFSA will provide your financial aid for the following semesters; Fall 2019, Winter 2019, Spring 2020 & Summer 2020

www.fafsa.gov

 

Haven't completed your 2018-2019 FAFSA yet?

Click here www.fafsa.gov

2018-2019 FAFSA CHECKLIST - Everything you need to be successful completing the FAFSA

8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA - click here