Families of college-bound students will soon be able to file key financial aid forms. But it takes some legwork to make sure you’re ready.

Oct. 1 marks the start date to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018-19 academic year. Colleges, as well as federal and state governments and other groups, use FAFSA data to determine eligibility for need-based financial aid. (Oct. 1 is also the start date to file the <a class=”inline_asset” href=”https://cssprofi…
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