There are two new important changes to the 2017-2018 application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Both should make filling out the application easier and give you the ability to see your entire financial aid package sooner!
First, the 2017-2018 financial aid award year doesn’t start until July 1, 2017, but now you can fill out your FAFSA as soon as October 1, 2016. We used to have to wait until January! This means you can see your entire financial aid picture sooner.
The second change is that you’ll use your 2015 tax return Continue reading