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FAFSA Tip to Save your Sanity
Use this FAFSA tip to make applying for college financial aid quick and easy, I promise!
Have you ventured into the unknown and slightly scary FAFSA website to fill out your government financial aid forms yet?
Well, if you haven’t, let me ease your mind! Always use the opportunity to connect your tax forms with the FAFSA forms. This means that if you have had your taxes done or used any sort of professional tax prep software, you can elect to allow the FAFSA website to draw the numbers they need directly from your submitted tax forms with one little click!
It’s easy, it’s quick, and it’s much less daunting than it may seem.
You may also like to read: Looking for Financial Aid Help? Find it HERE
File ASAP after the application opens on October 1 each year. The deadline might seem very far away for those FAFSA forms, but your college AND your state may have different (EARLIER!) deadlines. The sooner you get your forms submitted, the better your chances are of getting government aid, state aid, AND grants from the college that you will be attending.
Don’t wait! Use this FAFSA tip and get your forms in!
Be sure to read: FAFSA is Important for College Scholarships and this is WHY
Monica Matthews is the author of How to Win College Scholarships. She helped her own son win over $100,000 in college scholarships and now shares her expertise with other parents and their students. She truly has “been there, done that” in regards to helping parents and students navigate the scholarship process.
Her method of helping students in finding college scholarships, writing unique and compelling scholarship essays, creating amazing scholarship application packets and more, have taught desperate parents to help their own students win thousands of scholarship dollars.
Monica’s scholarship tips have been featured on many prominent websites and she has been dubbed the “Go-To” expert on college scholarships.