Thursday, January 22, 2009

FAFSA--Fill One Out!

The FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) is required by many scholarships to determine need.

The FAFSA can be found online at

Information about filling out the FAFSA on the web:

Information about completing the FAFSA can be found here, including the PDF versions of the Dept. of Education's Completing the FAFSA, 2008-2009 and Completing the FAFSA, 2009-2010:

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine web site has a great article entitled, "11 Student-Aid Traps to Avoid," which would make for timely reading:

There is a comment in the reader's comments by Mark Kantrowitz, author of FastWeb College Gold: The Step-By-Step Guide to Paying for College and FinAid, The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, one of the best free resources for college financial information on the Internet ( Pay attention to that comment.

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