FAFSA Tips: How to Apply for Financial Aid


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Jill's advisor suggested that she apply for the FAFSA. In what ways can Jill benefit from this?

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1. Mike's FAFSA was rejected and his SAR listed only unsubsidized loans. Why do you think this happened?

2. Laura found an error on her SAR. What information would she need to correct the error?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo can measure your level of comprehension on the FAFSA form. You will be responsible for knowing subjects that are found in the lesson, such as who can help fill out a FAFSA and steps that should be completed before beginning a FAFSA application.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By using the worksheet and quiz, you can show your understanding of:

  • Earliest date a student can fill out a FAFSA
  • Steps that should be completed before beginning a FAFSA application
  • What FAFSA stands for
  • Assistance for FAFSA
  • What federal student aid does with a FAFSA application

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the steps that should be completed before beginning a FAFSA application
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related FAFSA lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the type of assistance available for a FAFSA application

Additional Learning

To grasp the important information about financial aid, read the lesson called FAFSA Tips: How to Apply for Financial Aid. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Identify what the FAFSA form is and how it assists college students
  • Learn about the important dates students should watch for in order to qualify for financial aid
  • Review the necessary steps that help students prepare for a FAFSA application and the steps to fill one out
  • Recall the importance of reading through the instructions of the FAFSA application to ensure it is filled out correctly and completely