CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

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sangr
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CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby sangr » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:42 pm

so its all my fault but one of my schools deadline is march 2 and i havent started

1) do i have enough time for them to receive it by then?

2) they say if we submit AFTER the deadline we are just not eligible for federal perkins loan...which to my knowledge is for those with exceptional need. which i am not in that category..so would it not be THAT big a deal if im late?

thank you

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20130312
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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby 20130312 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:47 pm

1) Maybe
2) Not a big deal

sangr
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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby sangr » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:48 pm

so i know its rolling but.. is there a big discrepeancy in the type of loans we receive based on this rolling decision making?

thank for the reply

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby nickjive » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:49 pm

Turn to TBS at 7 (6 central). Do your FAFSA. You'll be done by the end of the second Seinfeld.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby sangr » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:51 pm

how did yall get your parent's financial info?

i dont believe my parents have it literally on hand. do i need to be really brash and ask them to call our accountant or something tommorow?

i cant take a look at this til i get home so I'm kinda winging the questions to u guys.

thanks so much its helping a lot

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby 20130312 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:53 pm

sangr wrote:how did yall get your parent's financial info?

i dont believe my parents have it literally on hand. do i need to be really brash and ask them to call our accountant or something tommorow?

i cant take a look at this til i get home so I'm kinda winging the questions to u guys.

thanks so much its helping a lot


Your parents have done/are doing/will be doing their taxes for 2011, so it should be available.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby nickjive » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:55 pm

FAFSA never asked me for my parents' info since it's not undergrad. If you're applying somewhere that offers need-based (versus merit-based) scholarships/grants, then you'll need info from your folks. If you're just getting a Perkins, Graduate PLUS loan, etc., all FAFSA wants is your info.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby sangr » Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:19 pm

thanks for the patient reply guys

1. wait... I thought loans are all need based? graduate PlUS, etc or not? my family is not by any means exceptionally in need. does that mean I don't really fit in need based? my fam is middle to upper middle.

sorry for the lack of knowledge.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby splitbrain » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:27 pm

No, you'll get PLUS loans no matter what your financial status is. (Unless you're sitting on a chair made of gold in a house made of gold...but even then...)

Just submit it with estimated info if you have to and correct it later. You're fine.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby JDProspect » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:34 pm

I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I have a FAFSA related question. The fafsa only allows 10 schools to be selected, what if I need to include more schools?

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:41 pm

JDProspect wrote:I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I have a FAFSA related question. The fafsa only allows 10 schools to be selected, what if I need to include more schools?
This has been answered many, many times. Submit for 10 schools. Wait for email confirmation that it was accepted. Go back in and edit your list (delete/add schools). Submit again.

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby Gail » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:42 pm

Wait. What?

Deadline? I already filed mine, but I'm still waiting on W2 form to update it to complete accuracy. Problem?

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Re: CRAP the deadline is really soon and i havent started

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:44 pm

Gail wrote:Wait. What?

Deadline? I already filed mine, but I'm still waiting on W2 form to update it to complete accuracy. Problem?
Some schools have deadlines to get all your financial aid stuff in. NU, for example, wants FAFSA, NeedAccess, and two supplemental essays by March 1.

Check the financial aid webpage for each school you're looking at.




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