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What does FAFSA stand for?

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (US Department of Education)

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid — Fafsa — is notorious for its complexity and its length.
To calculate EFC, use a calculator on the web, or fill out the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and submit it to the financial aid office of the colleges you are applying to.
Carpenter recommends waiting to give your daughter the money after she files her last Free Application for Federal Student Aid before graduating, which could be in January 2009.
To apply, graduating high school students need to complete two forms: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, which is available in high school counseling offices or online at www.
The seminar is designed to aid parents' understanding of complexities associated with paying for college, including: * Critical tips and deadline dates relative to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) * The various types of financial aid available, including scholarships, grants and loans * Common myths related to financing a public versus private education * How to send your child to college without risking your family's financial future "Making College Financial Planning Count provides information worth potentially thousands of dollars of savings in college-related expenses," said Istuan Nyeste, parent of college-bound student and program attendee.
Topics include: Understanding How to Get All the Money You Can - An Overview; How to Fill Out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); Cal Grant at the Community College and Beyond; Scholarships - Finding Free Money; Loans, Loans and More Loans - Understanding the Ins and Outs; Money Management - How to Stay Out of Debt; Transferring - How to Make Sure Your Money Goes With You; and Ask a Financial Aid Expert About Your Financial Aid.