EVERYONE should file a FAFSA but not everyone should file the CSS Profile. One of the biggest mistakes is assuming you make too much money to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Whether your child is getting ready for the first year of college or the last year at high school, this is an important time for you. While your child focuses on studying, you have to worry about paying the college bills.
And applying for aid isn’t easy. In addition to keeping an eye on your child’s grades and exam results, your family will also need to review all of your tax and financial assets to ensure that you can afford the fees that the college demands.