Free Money for College: 10 Important Things You Probably Didn't Know About FAFSA
Seniors: The FAFSA opens October 1, 2019!
2. Prior to submitting a FAFSA, you must create an FSA ID, which serves as your e-signature.
7. High earners may qualify for some form of aid, especially institutional aid. Submit a FAFSA even if you think your parents make too much money.
9. FAFSA now uses “prior, prior year” tax data. Students enrolling in Fall 2020 will use 2018 tax data.
If you’re waiting to do your FAFSA cause your parent said, “We won’t file our taxes until March,” you are living in the PAST. Just ask them for their 2018 tax returns, and get that FAFSA done!
10. Nine out of every 10 seniors who submits a FAFSA will get a date to prom!