Need help with financial aid?
For a good intro video to the financial aid process along with some good tips and tricks check out the following video produced by the CollegeBoard:
For some good advice on Financial Aid watch this video link provided by Lawrence Matthews from Bluffton University.
This is a great website for how to get through the Financial Aid Process:
2. Federal Grants (non-repayable)
Examples: Pell Grants, SEOG
3. State Grants (non-repayable)
Examples: Ohio Student Opportunity Grant, Ohio Choice Grant, Ohio Academic Scholarship, Ohio War Orphans, etc.
4. Loans (must repay after set times, usually graduation from college)
FAFSA Application click here
Begin filing out FAFSA information starting October 1st. Complete using prior year tax returns. Priority filing deadline is December 1.
Complete the FAFSA pre-application worksheet found on the website. This is a useful tool to get you organized and ready for when it is time to apply.
FSA PIN Numbers and IDs are all set up through this website (click here), and must be registered for before you will be allowed to complete the FAFSA application.
For a good website looking and financial planning for college and more information (click here)
For a good site talking about the 12 most common mistakes families make with FAFSA and how to avoid them, click on the button below: