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When exploring financial aid options to help pay for college, one of the first steps for most students and parents is to fill out the FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The majority of FAFSA forms are filled out online, though students and parents can still request a paper version from their school counselor. 

One important thing to remember when using the online form: The official FAFSA is www.FAFSA.ed.gov. It is not a .com Web site. If you go to a .com site, you will probably be asked to pay to submit the FAFSA, and that’s no fun. The first F in FAFSA stands for “Free,” after all.



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