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The 2021-22 Financial Aid Season Kicks-off October 1 with…

Sep 16, 2020

On October 1, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”) will be available for high school seniors and college students enrolling for Academic Year 2021-22.  You read that right.  With students just starting a new school year, the kick-off for next year’s financial aid process is a few short weeks away.

When you buy expensive things -- a TV, a car, a house --, you most likely take more and more time to carefully consider the risks, rewards, and probable outcomes associated with the purchase as the price increases. No one wants to waste hard-earned money. In addition to knowing the purchase price, you will likely have a good handle on the ultimate cost, including after-purchase expenses such as maintenance and insurance. This is true for nearly all consumer transactions -- except for purchasing an education.