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Capac High School Seniors

If you plan on attending a college, university or trade school in the Fall of 2015, prepare to fill out the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid!

 

AKA  - GET SOME MONEY! 

 

Follow These Steps to Apply

 

Get a Pin - Fall of 2014!

Go to www.pin.ed.gov  in order to get a PIN number for you and one parent.

This number is your electronic signature and will be used every time you fill out the FAFSA.

 

Start Your Application - after January 1, 2015

Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov  to begin the application.

You will need your tax information and your parent's tax information.

If your parents are still working on their taxes, you can fill out the first 15 questions or use last year's information! Just make sure you update your information once taxes are completed.

 

Add ALL Your Schools

Still not sure where you're going in the Fall? That's ok! Just make sure you list all the schools you've been accepted to on your FAFSA.

 

Update Your Information

If you used last year's tax information to fill out the FAFSA: Once your parents are done with their taxes, use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to connect their tax return with your FAFSA.

 

Remember - the priority deadline is March 1st!

 

You can file your FAFSA through June 30th, 2015, but could miss out on potential aid if you file after March 1st. Some schools have priority deadlines of even earlier - check their website.

 

Visit www.studentaid.ed.gov  for more detailed information about the FAFSA and federal student aid programs.