FAFSA® and Financial Aid

Confused by FAFSA®? Don’t know how to get financial aid for college? We break down everything you need to know about filing your FAFSA®, getting your aid, and completing college without a mountain of debt.

Learn how to pay for college the smart way with our definitive FAFSA® resources and financial aid guides.


Get more aid for college the smart way!

Set yourself up for success. Use our free FAFSA® resources and financial aid information to guide you through the college aid process and graduate debt-free!


How Do I Apply for FAFSA®?

Applying for FAFSA® is a complicated process. We break it down into easy-to-follow, simplified steps.

From useful checklists to frequently asked questions, we cover it all.

How to Complete FAFSA® Without Parents

Students are required to include their parents’ information in order to apply for FAFSA®. If your parents refuse to provide these details, there are a few options that you can explore.

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Types of Aid Available

The FAFSA® application qualifies you for several different aid options including loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study opportunities. Learn about each financial aid option so you’re ready to make an informed decision when the time comes.

SEOG Grant: How To Get It and Grant Amounts

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOGs) are reserved for undergraduates with significant financial need.

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What Aid Do I Qualify For?

The amount of aid you get is dependent on your individual family circumstances, your schools aid package, and your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC).

FRANK breaks down each qualifying factor so you can understand your aid package.

How Many Credit Hours Do I Need for FAFSA®?

Congratulations, you’ve been awarded financial aid! But now, you need to make sure you keep it.

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Financial Aid

Everything you need to know about what kind of financial aid is available to you and how to go about securing the most for your education.

How Much Money Can You Get From FAFSA®?

So you filed your FAFSA®and you’re wondering how much you get to pay for college. We did the research here.

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FAFSA® for Parents

Preparing for your child’s college education is a confusing and overwhelming process. Our Parent-focused articles are designed to help you make smart financial decisions to set your college student up for a better financial future.

Parent’s Guide to Scholarships and Grants

Preparing for your child’s college education is a confusing and overwhelming process. Our Parent-focused articles are designed to help you make smart financial decisions to set your college student up for a better financial future.

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THE FSA ID

Learn everything you need to know about the FSA ID. From what it is to how to reset your password, we break down this tricky little FAFSA® tool so you don’t have to worry about it.

How to Make a Parent FSA ID

Having trouble making a Parent FSA ID? We break it down into easy steps along with a few tips to keep in mind to complete the FAFSA® application and get the financial aid you child needs.

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