Scholarship Mom Tip #182: File the FAFSA and Secure Money for College
Jun23

Scholarship Mom Tip #182: File the FAFSA and Secure Money for College

File the FAFSA to secure money for college. This should be a mandatory part of the college process and always the first step in college financial planning.

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FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines Tonight on #CampusChat
Jan11

FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines Tonight on #CampusChat

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid With FAFSA deadlines looming (you know that,  right?),  we thought it would be a good idea to discuss FAFSA myths and facts.  Tonight's chat is an open forum and we welcome input from finanical aid experts, parents, and counselors.  If you already have questions you'd like answered, please post in the comments section and we'll get you pointed in the right direction.   For now, here are some of the resources we've found helpful: The Real FAFSA Deadlines (eduLaunchPad) Top Five FAFSA Mistakes: How to avoid them (Russell Golowin, College Relief Funding) 10 Good reasons to file the FAFSA (Suzanne Shaffer, Parents Countdown to College Coach) FAFSA La Vista, Baby (Michael Szarek, College Counseling for the Rest of Us)  And, from the U. S. Government: Where to get the FAFSA application: www.fafsa.ed.gov  Where students and parents can request a Personal Identification Number (PIN): www.pin.ed.gov Where to get more information from the U.S. Department of Education on student aid: http://studentaid.ed.gov #CampusChat is a weekly Twitter chat covering topics about "all things college" hosted by Z. Kelly Queijo (@collegevisit), founder of Smart College Visit, Inc.   Join us on Wednesday nights at 9pm, Eastern (follow @collegevisit on Twitter and the hashtag #CampusChat).   Anyone intersted in being a featured guest should contact Kelly via Twitter or email. College Visit Tour Tip: When visiting campus, ask questions about make an appointment with a representative from the financial aid department. For a list of questions parents should consider asking, see Top 5 Questions to Ask about Financial Aid:...

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