You’re LATE to the party!
If you didn’t know, applications should have been submitted months ago.
What to do next.:
I see this mostly from parents who are from outside of this country AND parents who remember applying to college in the spring of their senior year. Things have changed, folks!
This is a complete list of what’s left listed by application deadline.:
Yes, get your kid off of his/her butt, and get those applications submitted.
(Planning on a gap year? It’s better HAVE an acceptance and then ask them to hold it than to hope for acceptance during your gap year activities.)
It’s not just about getting accepted this late in the game. You also have to consider the money. (Many colleges have scholarship deadlines that are earlier than their application deadlines, including colleges with rolling/open or late admissions application deadlines.)
The FAFSA-3 Big mistakes that cost you money! & YES! You need to file
Hi, I’m Denise Thomas.
Today is October 1st, it’s FAFSA day!
This is the day the Free Application for Federal Student Aid opens for high school seniors.
First, Don’t panic! You do NOT have to submit the application today! This is just the date that it opens. But I do suggest that you file it sometime this month because the money is given out on a first-come-first-served basis.
Now, most parents are under the mistaken belief that it’s not worth filing the FAFSA because they make too much money to ‘get anything’. Just last week a parent asked in confidence, “My husband makes 200,000 dollars a year, should we bother with the FAFSA?
The short answer is YES. Everyone needs to file the FAFSA.
The application is not only for federal grant eligibility for low-income families. Without filing the FAFSA your teen won’t be offered a work-study job on campus or...