Discover How Even Nontraditional Students Can Benefit from FAFSA

April 1st, 2013 by

FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has long been an important part of the college process for students finishing their high school careers. Author Kelsey Sheehy, of U.S. News Education, reveals some of the tips that can help nontraditional students utilize FAFSA to help reduce the costs of their college education.

Students over the age of 25 won’t be judged based on the income of their parents, but their own earnings will come into consideration. Other tips provided in the article reveal that students can apply for FAFSA entirely online, that grants and scholarships are possible as well as loans and that your award amount can rise depending on life changes like divorce or the loss of your job.

If you are a nontraditional student (someone who wants to attend school online) who wants to learn how to use FAFSA to afford your college education, then be sure to read the entire article to find out more.

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Sandy Davis

Sandy Davis is a long-time educator who holds a Master’s Degree in Education, having taught English, writing, and communication on the secondary and college levels. With ten years of experience in blogging, social media and content management, she is a freelance writer and content marketing specialist for a diverse range of clients.

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