Federal student aid is money that students can use to help pay for college.
There are three main types of aid: grants, work-study, and loans.
Everyone should apply for federal student aid regardless of income.
Some scholarships and colleges require students to have a FAFSA on file.
FAFSA becomes available October 1st of a student’s senior year.
Students should apply October 1st throughout college.
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