There may be circumstances when your FAFSA might need to be corrected or updated; your financial aid office is your best resource.
The Department of Education (ED) offers all aspiring college students an extremely helpful online tool called the FAFSA4caster.
Your dependency status plays a large role in how you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and how your FSA package is created.
This loan is intended for specific segments of the U.S. population, unlike other types of loans that are available to a wide range of students.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
To remain eligible for financial aid each year that you are enrolled in college, you must meet certain criteria each semester. Just because you are eligible for Federal Student Aid (FSA) during your first semester, that doesnâ€™t automatically mean that you will continue to be eligible in subsequent semesters.