Your FAFSA Questions Answered
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Filling out and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the key to getting financial aid to help pay for college if you or your family can’t foot the entire bill.
The Education Department provides over $112 billion in aid to students each year. While the supply of cash isn't infinite, all eligible financial aid applicants can expect to get a piece of the pie.
The process — and the application itself — can be confusing, so here is a FAFSA FAQ that provides answers to questions you may have.
Before you start
In the process
After submitting your application