FAFSA 2024: Your Key to College Dreams

Written By

Pradeep Saran

Navigate the form, unlock financial aid, and make your higher education goals a reality.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your gateway to federal, state, and institutional financial aid for college or career school.

The FAFSA opens on October 1st each year and is available for the following academic year. Apply early for better chances of receiving aid!

Federal tax returns for you and your parents/guardians. Social Security numbers for everyone listed on the FAFSA School codes for colleges you're considering

Federal Student Aid website: FAQs, tutorials, and live chat support. Your high school counselor: They can guide you through the process.

College financial aid offices: Reach out to the schools you're interested

Merit-based scholarships: Awarded based on academic achievement or other criteria. Need-based grants: Financial aid for students with demonstrated financial need.

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