#105 – On this episode we present the 10 most common mistakes students and parents/guardians make when filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Although some of these mistakes are easily avoidable, some can be more difficult to catch.
We talk about several elements related to applying for financial aid, and highlight the importance of keeping track of the 3 different types of deadlines and applying early.
Jankel also gives advice to students and parents/guardians whose Expected Family Contribution may be more than they could afford.
She follows her advice with a story in which she helped a close friend lower her family’s Expected Family Contribution.
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