THE FAFSA HAS CHANGED
Whether you’re familiar with the FAFSA or not, these resources will help you prepare for what’s coming. This year’s December release date leaves plenty of time for you to get comfortable with everything you’ll need to fly through the FAFSA with the confidence.
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Explore the latest information about the 2024-2025 FAFSA.
The FAFSA Explained
The FAFSA is a free, federal form that learners submit to receive aid (loans, scholarships, etc.) for postsecondary education.
Overview of the Financial Aid Process
Completing the FAFSA
Most institutions or colleges (2-year, 4-year, technical, etc.) require students to submit the FAFSA in order to provide any financial aid–even if a student can’t or won’t take out loans.
FAFSA Changes for 2024-25
Most of the 2024-25 FAFSA changes are about how students and their families report information. Some changes may impact students in important ways.
Where to Start
There are several actions students and families can take in preparation for the FAFSA opening in December 2023. The sooner you start, the better! It starts with the FSA ID!
Opportunities for Support
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