’Tis the season for beginning to work on college financial aid applications! While you or your students may have been busy working on the college applications themselves for a while now, it’s important to remember to file the FAFSA and, when applicable, the CSS/PROFILE soon. Both forms go live October 1st, making now the perfect time to gather your tax returns and investment information. As you get get ready to complete these financial aid applications, keep in mind the following tips:
Have more questions about college financial aid? Come to my presentation on College Financial Aid 101 at the Newton Free Library on Thursday, October 4th, at 7pm! You’ll learn how to navigate the college financial aid application process, and receive a handout with valuable resources. Hope to see you there!
Maruta Z. Vitols is an independent college consultant in the metro-Boston area. When not helping students achieve their dreams, she enjoys hanging out with her dog, exploring new places with her husband, and doing yoga.