Take the time to boost your financial literacy; it will then be easier to steer clear of financial aid scams and frauds in the future.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
With 2016 now here, it is time to start thinking about filling out the FAFSA for your 2016-17 school year. If it is your first time doing so, it can be a very stressful task. Unfortunately, there are people out there that want to take advantage of potential students by tricking them into thinking they can offer help when you are filling out the FAFSA. Here are tips for avoiding two of the best-known (and convincing) FAFSA scams.