High school seniors and their families now can submit FAFSA forms to the federal government to apply for college financial aid for the 2020-21 school year.
FAFSA, or the Free Application for Financial Student Aid, is the form students must fill out and submit to apply for free for federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans. Oct. 1 marked the first date when submissions would be accepted. Although FAFSA forms can be submitted through June 30, 2020, many states and colleges have submission deadlines in October 2019.
This video explains how to fill out the form and contains information on what documents are needed, how to create and user name and password, and much more information.