TrailGuide: Life After High School

Question #4 How do you find the money to pay for college?

Filling out the FAFSA -- Checklist


Download the FAFSA Checklist (PDF) to keep track of your progress.

Follow these steps:

Print a Pre-Application Worksheet
Look at the preview of questions.
Dependent students can use it to help parents write information at their convenience.

Plan how to sign your FAFSA. Your options are:
Sign electronically with a pin
Send a signature page in the mail
Send a signed copy of your Student Aid Report

Speed up the process with your Pin -- Sign your FAFSA electronically.

Establish your eligibility
Citizens, non-citizens with a high school diploma, or GED
States may use your FAFSA to award additional aid from their programs.

Note important deadlines
UAS must receive your form no later than June 30.
Schools and states may have earlier deadlines.

Learn more about FAFSA








FAFSA
Checklist
How To
Federal Grants
Pell Grant
FSEOG
Work Study
Loan Programs
Scholarships
Local
Native
National
Other
Private
Military
Applying to Academies
Academies
Resources
Savings/Mutual Funds



Scholarships & Grants
Navigating the FAFSA
Career/Job Links

   Forms:
Budget Worksheet
Personal Academic Survey
Junior Questionnaire
Senior Questionnaire
Overview Checklist
Investigate Careers
Personal Form (for letters)
FAFSA Checklist

   Sample Letters:
Letters to Colleges
Request Recommendation Letters

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