FAFSA

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FAFSA

A form that a post-secondary student files with the federal government to determine eligibility for federal financial aid for school. The FAFSA outlines the student's (or his/her family's) assets and income and determines the amount he/she is expected to pay for education.
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Although the FASFA website should be among a prospective student's primary sources of financial aid information, it encourages its website visitors to learn more about the financial aid process by contacting the financial aid office at the schools they are interested in attending.
In most cases, the FASFA is the gateway to financial assistance for many students, said Anne Wohlfert, director the Treasurys Student Financial Services Bureau.
While this percentage has decreased slightly in recent years, the fact that so many students do not complete a FASFA is unacceptable.
For starters, many parents avoid the FASFA and other financial aid forms without realizing what they have sacrificed.