5 Things to Do After Filing Your FAFSA® Form

Congratulations! You submitted your 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA®) form! Wondering what happens next? Here are a few things to look out for: 1. Review Your FAFSA® Confirmation Page After you complete the FAFSA form online and click “SUBMIT,” you’ll see a confirmation page like the one below. This is not your financial aid offer. You’ll get that … Continued

10 Common Tweets @FAFSA Gets on Twitter

We’ve been answering a lot of your back-to-school comments and questions on Twitter! Here are some of the most popular tweets we get, with our answers: @FAFSA where's my money???? — Justin Shin (@JUUSTINSHIN) July 25, 2016 1. We get this question so many times a day! Your school will disburse (pay out) your financial … Continued

7 Myths About the 2017-18 FAFSA Debunked

You might have heard that the next FAFSA® will be available on October 1, 2016 as opposed to January 1, 2017. Well, it’s not a myth! If you (or your child) are planning to go to college during the 2017–18 academic year, you’ll want to make sure you have your facts straight. Check out the … Continued

Top 5 Questions About Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

So you filed your FAFSA and got accepted to a college. Congrats! Your school will send you an award letter that lists different types and amounts of financial aid you’re eligible for. These types of aid could include grants, scholarships, work-study funds, or student loans. You might see two types of federal student loans in … Continued