Step #1 is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
What do you need for fafsa 2019?
If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. The 2019–20FAFSA form was made available as of Oct. 1, 2018. You should fill it out as soon as possible on the official government site, fafsa.gov. or go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/2018-19-completing-fafsa.pdf
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