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Help filling out College Board International Financial Aid application

holaworldholaworld Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
Hi, I'm considered an international citizen since I'm not a permanent resident or citizen to the US, but I live in the US (I lived here for 10 years but I'm a Canadian citizen). I'm not sure how I should fill out some of the questions on the International FA app like Section C #18-20 (the one about "my government"). Has anyone had a similar situation before, and if so, how did they fill out the app?

I also have some general questions:
1) For values that frequently change (stock investments, house market value, etc), is it fine if we put estimates?
2) We didn't get our 2012 tax form yet, and the FA app is due soon and it asks for income and taxes from 2012. Is it fine if we use predictions/estimations or should we use 2011?
3) for the number of people that depend on my parents' income, do I include my parents?

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Replies to: Help filling out College Board International Financial Aid application

  • happymomof1happymomof1 Registered User Posts: 25,538 Senior Member
    1) You put the value in US$ on the day that you file the form. Stock values you can look up online. For the value of real estate, check the sale value of comparable properties. Your parents probably know a real estate agent who can help them with this.

    2) Estimate your taxes based on 2011 and the information that you have so far for 2012

    3) Include your parents.
  • holaworldholaworld Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    This is late, but I wanted to say thank you for your answers!!
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