The FAFSA launches October 1. Make the process go smoothly by gathering these items first: 7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the FAFSA Form. It is recommended that you submit this application by the beginning of January. Check the priority date of any potential colleges or specialty schools you are applying to since they each have different deadlines. Follow the conversation and view helpful videos on twitter: https://twitter.com/FAFSA. Create your FSA ID ahead of time with this worksheet. Other financial aid resources are posted on the readysetgrad.wa.gov website.
FAFSA on the Web is the official site of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). It is important to note that you will use tax information from the 2018 year when applying for the 2020-2021 college year.
Financial Aid Night for all three high schools is held on October 22, 2019, 6:00-7:00 pm in the Peninsula High School Auditorium. This is a very informative meeting for senior parents and students. All other grade levels are welcome to attend and get a head-start on planning for their students’ post-high school education.
WASFA – For DACA or undocumented students, please visit the readysetgrad.wa.gov website, or see Ms. Nyberg for assistance. We hope to have a WASFA night in the Career Center in early November, to provide assistance in completing this application. Stay tuned for details.
This article may be helpful as you compare and review your financial award letters to see which makes most sense for you.
- 45 Must-Have Resources for Low-Income College Students: https://www.edumed.org/resources/low-income-students/
- Student’s Guide to Financial Aid Online: https://www.edumed.org/financial-aid/