10 Tips for Filing Your FAFSA Form for College Financial Aid

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Gather your financial documents before sitting down to complete the form  	Alleviate the scramble (and headache) by having all your important documents in one centralized area. Have your social security card; driver’s license, if applicable; you and a parent’s personal identification number (PIN); 2010 W-2 forms and additional records of money earned; your 2010 Federal Income Tax Return; if you’re a dependent student, your parents’ 2010 Federal Income Tax Return; 2010 untaxed income records; current bank statements, and current business and investment records. You may need to reference the paperwork again, so keep the information handy. Also, filing electronically is strongly encouraged.

Gather your financial documents before sitting down to complete the form Alleviate the…