"For most families, paying for college means relying on some form of financial aid. Yet last year, 43% of high school seniors didn’t submit the one form required for nearly all types of student aid: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). These students missed out on a stunning $24 billion in money for college."—Source: USA Today
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Long story short, the FAFSA is just too complex. Read how new plans to simplify the process could help streamline the steps in a big way.