Scholarship Mom Tip #60: Check the FAFSA Checkbox
Feb20

Scholarship Mom Tip #60: Check the FAFSA Checkbox

This week’s tip reminds you to check the FAFSA checkbox. Last week’s tip stressed the importance of becoming familiar with and filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in a timely matter in order to get as much federal and state financial aid as possible for college.

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Takeaway Tweets  #CampusChat: FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines
Jan12

Takeaway Tweets #CampusChat: FAFSA: Pros, Cons, and Deadlines

January 12, 2010 Results of last night's #CampusChat (01/11/12) per Hashtracking.com: 324 tweets generated 870,993 impressions, reaching an audience of 56,305 followers within the past 24 hours The top 3 Takeaway Tweet messages:  File the FAFSA  File it NOW Update date it after you've completed your 2011 income tax filing More Takeaway Tweets  NEVER exclude a college based on sticker price. Ignore price until you get your aid package. #campuschat Akil Bello If filing FAFSA online- use the federal FREE site fafsa.ed.gov/#campuschat Wendy David-Gaines College Bound teens need to encourage their families to complete the FAFSA in January #campuschat Fuji Fulgueras Apply for everything. The worst you can be told is NO. #campuschat Akil Bello File the FAFSA and then apply for as many college scholarships as you possibly can! #campuschat Monica L. Matthews Always fill out the FAFSA, even if you don't think you'll get any federal aid–it's FREE and u just never know about school aid #campuschat Suzanne Shaffer File the FAFSA in January and use estimated figures–the early bird always gets the worm #campuschat Suzanne Shaffer Fin Aid runs out and the the early bird gets the worm! #campuschat Akil Bello SAR=Student Aid Report. It's sent after you filed FAFSA. Use it to make corrections. #campuschat Wendy David-Gaines  For the complete transcipt, click...

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