FAFSA: Your Gateway to Financial Aid

There’s no question that the month of January is the month to complete the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Equally, there’s no question that the FAFSA is the gateway to billions of dollars of financial aid.

With that in mind, its imperative the FAFSA form be submitted correctly. But, depending upon the statistic you believe, as many as 70% to 90% of all FAFSA forms are turned in with errors. Not only are the majority of FAFSA forms incorrectly submitted, but coupled with those parents and students who fail to file a FAFSA at all – it’s obvious there’s genuine need for education about the form itself.

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