The 5 Most Helpful Federal Student Aid Blog Posts

Not attending the FSA conference this week? Learn from home using these resources.

With Federal Student Aid’s (FSA) Annual Conference in full swing in Atlanta, we understand that not everyone is able to attend and learn from financial aid experts. However, you don’t have to be a financial aid professional to become a FAFSA expert.

Here are the Top 5 FSA blog posts to help students and parents become FAFSA ‘pros’:

1. 11 Common FASFA Mistakes

Mistakes happen, but checking out this post before you submit your FASFA form will help you avoid some of the common FASFA mistakes.


2. 7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the 2019- 2020 FASFA Form

Before you complete your FASFA form, take the time to make sure you’re prepared with what you’ll need. This post will ensure you’re ready to apply.


3. 8 Steps to Filling Out the FASFA Form

Not sure how to start a FASFA form or what the next steps are?  Here, FSA breaks down the FASFA application process into 8 easy steps.


4. The Parent’s Guide to Filling Out the FASFA Form

While the FAFSA form is the student’s application, we know that parents often play a large role in the process. If you are a parent completing the FAFSA form for your child, follow the steps spelled out here.


5. 3 Types of FASFA Deadlines You Should Pay Attention To

Deadlines – the sworn enemy of students across the nation. It’s easy to lose track and let due dates start whooshing by. We get it. This post points out a few critical FASFA deadlines that you really shouldn’t miss.

While we have only shared the top FSA posts, Federal Student Aid has dozens of articles to reference and learn from here at ED’s Homeroom blog.


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