Archive for February, 2014

“What information do I need to complete the FAFSA?”  “Am I a dependent or independent student?”  “Who do I list as my parent?”

These are all valid questions that may come up as you work through the financial aid process.  Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid has several resources available to help answer these questions and many more.  Here are a few resources that may help ease the process for you:

For more resources and informational videos, visit the Office of Federal Student Aid’s Resources page and their Youtube channel .

Don’t miss your college’s priority filing deadline!  The federal deadline is June 30, 2015, but your financial aid office will need the results much sooner.  Missing your college’s deadline could mean the loss of thousands of dollars of financial aid.  For a list of FAFSA priority deadlines for Virginia colleges, click here.

Happy Financial Aid Awareness Month! Celebrate by completing your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.


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