[Video] How to Fill Out the FAFSA in 7 Easy Steps


Filling out the FAFSA can be scary and overwhelming to many students and parents when looking for financial aid. Luckily, through our partnership with iGrad, we are able to share this great video with you which takes you through that process in seven easy-to-follow steps.

If you are ready to fill out the FAFSA alongside of this video – it would be helpful for you to collect these documents prior to getting settled in!

  • Drivers License Number
  • Social Security Number
  • List of Schools you are interested in
  • All pertaining tax returns – if filing as a dependent student you will also need your parent's tax information

Ready to start your FAFSA or just interested in what it will take to complete? Watch the video now and pause when needed if you are filling out the FAFSA alongside!

Need help in just one section? You can also view each section at your own pace. Don’t worry! Student Choice and iGrad have you covered when it comes to making sense of the FAFSA!

Did you already completed the FAFSA and find yourself still needing to fill the gap between the cost to attend and your government aid or scholarships? Contact your local credit union for private student lending options that are right for you! Not a member? Don’t worry – use our CU Select Tool to locate a credit union near you to discuss your options for private student lending.



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