"The 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, opened Oct. 1 with a new online design and a few tweaks to financial information questions," WTOP news reports.
..."Be prepared to verify financial changes. If job loss is the reason for out-of-date tax information, for example, students or families must provide documentation such as a separation letter, an employer statement or unemployment payment stub, according to Dana Kelly, vice president of professional development and institutional compliance at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
'This is not necessarily something that you want to do across the board to all schools (you applied to) because it could be a fair amount of work,' she says. 'But once you narrow down your choices, if it’s a school or two, you’re going to want to let them know that your circumstances are different.'"
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Publication Date: 10/7/2021