I applied for FAFSA ( student loans) but I am not sure of how it works?

Answer DCS:Let's look at how this works...When you completed the FAFSA, you submitted that information to the US Department of Education. The FAFSA is their form, and they're the organization that's respo... Read More »

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Student Loans From FAFSA?

Did you get a loan through FAFSA, or did you receive a (partial) Pell grant? Grants don't have to be repaid (unless you dropped out of college midway through a semester or something); loans do hav... Read More »

How should a student pay for college if their parents refuse to pay and FAFSA gives only loans to them?

File as an independent, not as dependent on your parents. This way they look at your personal income, not your parents. This also means your parents cannot claim you on their taxes-- which gets the... Read More »

How Does FAFSA Count Income if a Student Works Full-Time?

When applying for federal student aid, you will need to report your income for the previous tax year on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), as well as your parents' income if you ... Read More »

How do student loans work, and what are my options for applying for graduate student loans?

To get a student loan, your first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You should submit your FAFSA as soon as possible – you can make estimates and correct t... Read More »