Category: fafsa

The Financial Aid Timeline

If you are tackling the college financial aid process for the first time (or even second or third), and just don’t know where to begin, look no further!

When Will I Receive My Financial Aid Award?

In January and February, most families have wrapped up the financial aid process and are eagerly awaiting their financial aid award letter.

FAFSA Series – FAFSA School Codes: Why They Are Important

If a college requires the FAFSA as part of their financial aid process, then they have a unique 6-digit FAFSA filing-code. Many people do not pay attention to these codes, or even know what they are. However, knowing college filing codes can be extremely important and could make all the difference between receiving a financial ...

FAFSA Series – FAFSA Codes: Why Are They Important?

Many people do not pay attention to these codes, or even know what they are. However, knowing college filing codes can be extremely important and could make all the difference between receiving a financial aid award package from a college, and receiving no awards at all.

FAFSA Series – FAFSA Prep: The Information You’ll Need

The new FAFSA will be available before you know it. Here are some tips to help you get prepared so you won’t be scrambling at the last minute.

FAFSA Website Changes – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

If you want to get money for college, then you'll need to know how to fill out the FAFSA correctly!

The Financial Aid Year and Taxes: How Do I Keep it All Straight?

You are not alone if you’re confused by what financial aid paperwork to submit for the current ‘aid year’. The good news is, this system was set up to actually help families complete the financial aid process more efficiently. Feeling better yet?