FAFSA Question

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clint4law
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FAFSA Question

Postby clint4law » Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:18 pm

What's the most one can actually receive from FAFSA?

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darknightbegins
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Re: FAFSA Question

Postby darknightbegins » Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:32 pm

clint4law wrote:What's the most one can actually receive from FAFSA?


Good question. I was always under the idea that it depends on a combo of your income and what the school itself can offer which you are going to. I hope someone has more information about this than I, I'd really like to know.

the lantern
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Re: FAFSA Question

Postby the lantern » Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:33 pm

For grad school, you're probably going to get a thousand dollars of subsidized loans (at most) and the rest a mix of unsubsidized loans and GradPLUS loans. There is no federal need based aid for graduate schooling.

lawduder
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Re: FAFSA Question

Postby lawduder » Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:49 pm

This is from the SAR report you get after completing your FAFSA

You are not eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant because you reported
that you have a bachelor's degree (Item 27) or you are working on a degree
beyond a bachelor's degree (Item 48). Your Financial Aid Administrator will
determine what types of federal student aid you are eligible to receive.


Also, this is in the wrong forum :wink:




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