If your student is to be considered for financial aid, the FAFSA form must be completed and submitted in a timely manner. Some private universities also require the CSS/Finacial Aid PROFILE form. Jill O’Keefe explains the process and breaks it down into manageable tasks so students and their parents understand eligibility and how to be considered for loans, grants, work study and scholarships.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed to be considered for federal student aid and some scholarships.
Go to fafsa.ed.gov/
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE must be completed for school based student financial aid and is required by many private universities.
Go to student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile