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The FAFSA helps provide funding for eligible students to make college more affordable. Filling out the FAFSA correctly and completely is of the utmost importance to be considered for substantial financial aid. WIth the FAFSA deadline quickly approaching (June 30th), it is imperative that all necessary adjustments, or corrections, are made. While going through your FAFSA with a fine-tooth comb, keep the following quick tips in mind: Federal Deadline for FAFSA Corrections is June 30th, 2016 You use your FSA ID to log in to your account, then click Make FAFSA Corrections to begin the editing process Check and make sure your… Read more here!
Already sent in your FAFSA and realized you made some mistakes? Don’t sweat it. We’re human; we all make mistakes, and correcting them is easier than you’d think. Making FAFSA corrections is a common necessity, and you can do it anytime. Using the PIN number you get with your FAFSA, you can make fix your mistakes online by electronically submitting them through the FAFSA website. If you lost your PIN or no longer remember it, you can request a duplicate. However, if you request a duplicate or a new PIN, it takes one to three days to process the request,… Read more here!
If you haven't already completed your FAFSA this year, get on it! Since time is money, make sure your form is perfect! Here are some errors to avoid in order to get your application processed as quickly as possible and ensure you get your maximum financial aid award. Entering the wrong address. Make sure you enter your permanent address. Where ever you live during the school year or possibly over the summer is not considered your permanent address. Sending a copy of your income tax return along with your completed FAFSA application. It is not necessary! If for some reason… Read more here!
So you have filled out the FAFSA, hit submit, and realized something is incorrect…It’s OK! We all make mistakes! With FAFSA corrections, it is not too late to right a wrong. In order to correct your completed FAFSA form, you will need to go back to your saved online application. Again, this website is www.fafsa.ed.gov. Remember the handy PIN number we spoke about in previous blogs? If you have it readily available, great. If not, you can request your PIN once again. You will then identify the school year that you wish to make corrections to from a drop down… Read more here!