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FAFSA and TASFA Information


What Is the FAFSA?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, is the official form to apply for federal financial aid to pay for college. It is also used by many states, individual colleges, and universities in making their financial aid decisions.1

Specifically, the FAFSA determines who will receive aid in the form of loans, scholarships, and grants based on the information collected from the application. 

Step 1: Create FSA ID (username and password)

Step 2: Gather Documents

Step 3: Begin FAFSA with Basic Personal Information

Step 4: List Colleges/Tech & Trade Schools

Step 5: Determine your Dependency Status

Step 6: Report Parents Information

Step 7: Provide Financial Information

Step 8: Sign and Submit your FAFSA Form

Step 9: Take the Next Steps

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