My parents separated in July. The divorce has not yet been finalized.
My mom submitted the CSS/Profile a few weeks ago. She used information from 2011 when my parents were still together.
I emailed Scripps' financial aid office yesterday to ask if my dad still needed to fill out the Non-Custodial Profile.
This was her reply:
"In that your parents are separated, you will need to complete the CSS Profile (and the FAFSA come January 1st) with the information relating to your custodial parent only.
Your parents will need to separate out their individual income/asset information and custodial will provide only their information and non-custodial will complete the non-custodial form with their information only."
My problem is that my mom put down on the CSS Profile as if she and my dad were still married - because they were in 2011.
The Non-Custodial is also going to be difficult to complete because my dad doesn't really have a gross adjusted income...
Am I overthinking this? Please help!
My mom already doesn't want me to attend Scripps, so she'd be happy if we received little to no financial aid!