NHHEAF FAFSA Appointments for any FAFSA information
in Concord, NH through March 7th... after that just call for info.
CALL THEM: (800) 525-2577
Only ONE FAFSA is filed but BOTH Parent and Student need a FSA ID
QUICK HELP? https://fafsa.ed.gov/help.htm
When it comes to paying for school, you're not alone.
Grants, work-study, and low-interest loans help make college affordable.
Financial aid is available from a variety of sources for college, career school,
graduate school, and professional school.
Don’t fall for thesemyths about federal student aid and the application process!
What’s an EFC, COA, Net Price Calculator,
award letter, ETC??
Need = The difference between the cost of attendance (COA) at a school and
Expected Family Contribution (EFC). While COA varies from school to school,
your EFC does not change
based on the school you attend.
Colleges are required to provide a
Net Price Calculator.
Find yours by going to the college website and calculate
the true cost of attendance (COA).
Using the FAFSA4caster (see below) and
the calculator together can give you
an idea of
what your bottom line numbers will look like.
Once you file the FAFSA and
receive your award letters, you can start to make your
Visit New Hampshire Higher EducationAssistance Foundation (NHHEAF) for more resources!
IS your school ACCREDITED? See here....
parents, and borrowers are required to use an FSA
made up of a username
to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your
identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents.
The FSA ID is your electronic passport to federal student aid online.
The 2017/2018 FAFSA opens on October 1, 2017 and will use your 2015 tax information ("prior prior year").
You can create your user name and password NOW before 10/1/16.
to apply for admission and attend college.
If you’re not ready to apply for federal student aid, but you’d like to estimate your aid, try the FAFSA4caster.
FAFSA4caster is a free financial aid calculator that gives you an early estimate of
your eligibility for federal student aid.
This information helps families plan ahead for college. Go ahead! Try it.
FAFSA HOW-TO VIDEOS
There are several ways to file:
Online at fafsa.gov is faster and easier than using paper.
If you need a paper FAFSA, you can
Ask the financial aid office at
your college or career school if you can file it there.
Some schools will use special software to submit your FAFSA for you.
Need some tips on filling out theFAFSA?
What happens after I fill out the FAFSA??? NEXT STEPS can be viewedhere.
Who fills out the
Loans & Repayment Options
Federal student loans for college or career school are an investment in your future.
You must repay your loan, so be sure you understand your options and responsibilities.
Here’s your guide to repaying your federal student loans.
Find the right repayment plan for you, learn how to make payments, get help if you can’t afford your payments,
and see what circumstances might result in a loan being forgiven, canceled, or discharged.
The Repayment Estimator on the above page can help you figure
out which repayment plan is best for you.
CSS Profile for Early Action (Financial Aid Info and application):
Go to the avove link to see if a school requires the CSS Profile® and then visit the school’s
financial aid website for the actual date the form is required. (Page 2 of this .pdf features helpful tips and where to get filing assistance!).
ONLINE COLLEGE? Check here for Financial Aid opportunities.