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...what? My FAFSA IS GONE.

MarioleeMariolee Posts: 182Registered User Junior Member
Am I overreacting? Am I going crazy? I did my FAFSA for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year and had the PIN and everything and finished it back in January. After not hearing back from the FAFSA guys in a few months, I checked today and logged in and they said there was NO PIN ON THIS RECORD. WHAT. What sucks even more is that I saved all my FAFSA data on my old laptop and the charger is broken and I don't know if it's fixable, plus the FAFSA contacts are down until Monday.

What happened!?
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Replies to: ...what? My FAFSA IS GONE.

  • happymomof1happymomof1 Posts: 19,630Registered User Senior Member
    Did you log in properly? If you misspelled your name, or got your birthdate off by one day, etc. the system will think that you are a different person and no records will show.
  • MarioleeMariolee Posts: 182Registered User Junior Member
    Positive, because you have to put your social security number in there too.
    Also, I fixed my laptop finally and found the FAFSA confirmation so I'm going to bring it up with them on Monday. Hopefully this doesn't screw with my financial aid stuff. :(

    Anyone have any other ideas why this would happen?
  • kelsmomkelsmom Posts: 12,626Super Moderator Senior Member
    You would not have a successfully-processed FAFSA without a confirmed PIN. Do you have a Student Aid Report with an EFC? If so, you do have a good PIN. I am not quite sure what you are seeing ... can you cut & paste the message you are getting regarding your PIN, and tell me where exactly you see that message (such as, when you first try to sign in ...)?
  • MarioleeMariolee Posts: 182Registered User Junior Member
    Never mind, it's been brought up again. That was...bizarre.
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