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Important FAFSA Facts for Homeschoolers

Important FAFSA Facts for Homeschoolers
Each year, the government doles out 150 billion dollars in education grants. Almost everyone can get some kind of aid, whether it's in the form of gra...
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Guest — Chris James
Thanks for sharing such a great blog!!! keep sharing such a great blog, that would help homeschooler.
Monday, 07 October 2019 08:50
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So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?

So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?
Yep. It's October. And, for anyone with children in college that means filling out the FAFSA every year. Whether you, the parent, or the student does ...
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Dear Christy, Yes. The FAFSA application form is only sent to each school you list. So you would want to list the colleges that ... Read More
Monday, 23 September 2019 21:44
Guest — Christy W
Should we put down all possible colleges/universities our son may attend since we are waiting for acceptance letters?
Monday, 23 September 2019 18:06
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Identify Theft and the FAFSA

Identify Theft and the FAFSA
Identity thieves might have access to your FAFSA information. At least that's a possibility, because the IRS has shut off their FAFSA application tool...
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Acronyms Rule in October! PSAT and FAFSA

Acronyms Rule in October! PSAT and FAFSA
Acronyms Rule in October! PSAT and FAFSA October is a big month for homeschoolers. It's when you need to know your stuff as the homeschool guidance counselor. But no need to freak out! It's fairly simple. There are only two acronyms you need to know: PSAT and FAFSA. PSAT The PSAT is a test that's only offered in October each year. I recommend it for 10th and 11th graders. It's a no-stress test, taken just for...
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Hi Lee! My daughter is in the 8th grade and is taking the PSAT 8/9 this morning. Do you know anything about this test? Since it is... Read More
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 05:43
Guest — Lee
Hi, Laura. Not much about the PSAT has changed; it is still very similar to the old one. You can read more about the PSAT changes... Read More
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 09:24
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New FAFSA Available October 1st

New FAFSA Available October 1st
New FAFSA Available October 1st Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is trying to make life easier for you. They will now allow you to begin filling out your FAFSA on October 1st of each year.You will use the prior year's tax information, so there is no waiting around to collect all the tax info that you need to complete the FAFSA.You will get a more prompt financial award, so that you can learn about...
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Will Saving Money for College Cost You?

Will Saving Money for College Cost You?
I saw this article about saving money from college, and it had some interesting tidbits. Here is the paragraph that caught my attention: In 2007, according to the College Board®, the average financial aid package totaled $9,500 covering 43% of tuition, fees, and room and board for one year at the average four-year college, public or private. This underscores the need for families to save in a dedicated college savings account to supplement the remaining costs....
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Sadly, we didn't save and don't make that much money, yet our son, who attends a MN state university, still didn't get much or any... Read More
Monday, 17 September 2012 10:38
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