FAFSA: Everything You Need to Know for the 2017-18 Application

“FAFSA: Everything You Need to Know for the 2017-18 Application”

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No one loves the word “free” more than a college student.

By filling out the FAFSA, you can get more than freebie T-shirts and slices of pizza: You can get financial aid for college.

The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the primary form that the federal government, states and colleges use to award grants, scholarships, work study and student loans. Grants and scholarships are free, but you have to earn the work study dollars and pay back the loans.

You can find the application at fafsa.ed.gov. The following two FAFSA changes take effect this year:

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