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COMPLETE RESOURCE GUIDE FOR FAFSA/Dream Act 2021-22
Senior and Senior Parents: FAFSA 2021-22 is open for filing. Following are all the resources you will want to read before you begin the process.
- Before you file the FAFSA online, familiarize yourself with the questions on the form. View the print version of the 2020-21 FAFSA. The questions haven't changed, so it is a good resource to have before you begin filing the 2021-2022 FAFSA.
- Read the Parent's Guide to Filing the FAFSA. This an absolute must read. Lists all the steps you and your student will need to take for filing the FAFSA.
- All you need to know and the documents needed required for filing the FAFSA.
- Need to send FAFSA to more than 10 colleges? Here is how to do so.
- You and your student will need to create an FSA ID before filing FAFSA. Here is all the info on creating a FSA ID.
- What happens after filing the FAFSA?
- More info about the Student Aid Report.
- List of Income and Assets that you will need to report on FAFSA. Must read. You can also use the IRS data retrieval tool to fill in income and tax information. You will be reporting 2019 income and current assets and cash.
- Your general deadlines for FAFSA. However check the financial aid deadline for each college. They may be different and earlier than the general deadlines.
- Parents and students need separate FSA ID.
2.If the student has filed tax information, has separate bank/brokerage accounts, W-2, have those available along with the parent's information.
- While filing the FAFSA, please avoid simultaneous logins by the student and parent.
- Please avoid these common FAFSA mistakes.
- File FAFSA by the financial deadline of the college and the state deadline for state aid.
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