financial aid basics

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Here's an overview of the financial aid basics you need to know.

  • Gather tax documents and income information
  • Create an FSA ID
  • Complete FAFSA online and designate which schools will get your information
  • Wait for Department of Education to process FAFSA
  • Student gets Student Aid Report (SAR) - Review SAR and report and corrections
  • School receives SAR in 2-3 weeks - School may require additional information
  • Recieve school's award notification with itemized list of financial aid eligibility


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