Is your student planning on attending college this year? Take note of important changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) timeline. This year, students can begin to apply for financial aid as early as October 1. This is a shift from years past, so make sure you update your calendars!
“Completing and submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the first step to take in finding money to help pay for college.
Choosing which college to attend is one of the most important decisions you can make. This will influence more than just your future career – it may also impact who you meet, where you end up living and the opportunities presented to you. But with so many options out there, you might have trouble narrowing down your list. Instead of filling out your applications randomly, use this list of college selection criteria to help you build a varied and informed list of schools to apply to.