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For question #75 (enter the number of family members in your parents' household), I'm not sure if I should include my sister. She is 21 and has lived on her own since she was 19, but according to the FAFSA, she could answer no to every question in questions 48-60.
I guess they also use a "support test"?
"Support includes money, gifts, loans, housing, food, clothes, car payments or expenses, medical and dental care and payment of school costs."
My sister pays her own bills (rent, utilities, car payments) as well as other expenses such as clothing, gas and food (even though she comes over many times a week to raid our fridge). My parents pay for her cell phone as well as any other medical and dental bills. She is also considering going to college soon, which would be payed for by my parents.
My mom seems to think that she should not be included in the household size because she isn't providing for more than half of my sisters' support and she isn't living with us anymore. What do you think?