The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form has been redesigned and streamlined for the 2024-25 college year. Because of this, the release of the FAFSA has been delayed. The new FAFSA form should be available by December 31, 2023.
To help students and families prepare for the release of the FAFSA, high schools are holding a ‘Financial Aid Focus Week’ (different from International’s Focus Week program in May) from December 4-8. Below you will find links to information and resources, as well as a link to register for a free webinar for BSD families on December 6 “Financial Aid 101 with FAFSA Changes: How Financial Aid & Scholarships Work and the Looming FAFSA Changes.”
Bellevue School District College Financial Aid Focus Week December 4-8, 2023
Wednesday, December 6
Financial Aid 101 with FAFSA Changes
How Financial Aid & Scholarships Work and the Looming FAFSA Changes – Free Webinar Event December 6, 2023 @ 6:30pm PT
Can’t make it live? No problem, a recording will be sent out to all registrants.
In this webinar you will learn:
- Will you be eligible for financial aid?
- Where is your student likely to receive merit scholarships?
- How do you get discounts even if you won’t qualify for financial aid?
- FAFSA & CSS Profile Dos & Don’ts
- 2024-2025 upcoming FAFSA changes
- What Divorced/Separated Families should know
Join College Planning Experts, Peg Keough and J.P. Schmidt from College Aid Pro to learn how to navigate the financial aid world (even if you won’t be eligible for need-based aid.) Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes made on financial aid forms that can decrease your financial aid package. Peg and J.P. have worked with thousands of families just like you and helped them realize significant discounts on the cost of college. This webinar is recommended for parents/guardians of 9th – 12th graders.
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