HS College Planning Tip: week of Mar 01

HS College Planning Tip: week of Mar 01
  • Opening Intro -

    March is here. Time to finalize decisions.

    Review this checklist for items that should be completed at this time in your college planning process.


Quick Review

You should receive your Student Aid Report
from the Federal Government indicating your eligibility for financial aid. Sign and return the SAR to the school(s) you are attending.

  • Need to check your SAR status or make corrections to the FAFSA Form: FAFSA web site

You must complete and submit
your Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA) before receiving the Student Aid Report (SAR).

For steps to the financial aid process: see our Financial Aid Step 2

Contact the financial aid office of the schools
to which you applied. Make sure they have all the information they need.

Schools will be sending out acceptance notices
by April 15.

Respond promptly to requests from admissions and the school’s financial aid offices

Have you received your Financial Award Package from your school?:

Financial award letters usually arrive on or a little time after you receive your acceptance letter

Men 18 years or older
must be registered for Selective Service to receive federal financial aid.

You can register online at www.sss.gov

Start getting yourself ready for college:



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