How to Complete FAFSA® Without Parents

The FAFSA®, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, asks for detailed financial information from both yourself and your parents. It assumes that your parents will help you pay for college, even though this isn’t the case for every student. 

Unfortunately, most students are required to include their parents’ information whether their family is offering financial support or not. If your parents refuse to provide these details, there are a few options that you can explore.