Tag Archives: FAFSA

A new year, a new FAFSA form!  

In 2024, FAFSA will be launching a new form involving some major changes and improvements. The official launch date will be December 31st, 2023. It has been transformed into a more streamlined experience for students and their families.  Here is what’s new with the upcoming FAFSA Form:  The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) will be replaced […]


File Your FAFSA

By: Ashley Krizmanich Whether you are an incoming student (congratulations!) or a continuing student, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is open if you have not already completed it. The application opened on October 1, 2020, for aid year 2021-2022. If you have not yet submitted it, don’t fret!   It is best practice to submit […]



By: Brie Atwater It’s time to go through something that can seem even scarier than navigating through a haunted house—FAFSA! The thought of filling it out may be daunting, but the financial aid you’ll receive throughout college is worth it. FAFSA becomes available Oct.1, the minute spooky season begins, but filling it out doesn’t have to be! The best part is that […]


FAFSA Tips and Tricks!

Hi, Pointers! It’s October, and that means it is time to start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year! I’ve gathered a few tips and tricks to help you complete it successfully. The FAFSA can be completed online here. In addition, there is now a mobile app, […]


Your Guide To Scholarships

Kaitlyn Keech has your guide to scholarships - for new and current Pointers.

I’m sure many of you haven’t thought about starting scholarship applications yet. However, it’s best if you start early!