NY Newsday: FAFSA application for student aid: File it early, and do it right

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All students, even those from affluent families, should submit an application.

 This week marks the start of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) race, which ends June 30th.

No doubt, filling out the forms can be confusing and frustrating. But it’s worth wading through the morass to get money for college. Experts weigh in with tips to help make the process easier.

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All students, even those from affluent families, should submit an application. “Though only families with income of less than $50K qualify for federal grants, there are thousands of state and private scholarships that are accessible only if you fill out the form,” says David Edwards, president, Heron Wealth in Manhattan.

Read the entire article at NY Newsday

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