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What happens if you don't fill it all out?

mdbasilemdbasile Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
After review our fin aid stuf it is clear we will be eligible for nothing - thinking now - why bother with all the paper work....

Will it delay the admissions process or can I just blow it off at this point?
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Replies to: What happens if you don't fill it all out?

  • bluebayoubluebayou Registered User Posts: 25,542 Senior Member
    applying for finaid does not delay admissions. Some colleges require you to complete fafsa before they will award merit money -- they need documentation that you do not qualify for any federal/state aid prior to giving out their own....
  • daffymomdaffymom Registered User Posts: 456 Member
    Also, some schools will not consider you for financial aid in future years, if you do not apply the first year. Consider talking to the financial aid office to see if not applying will negate your ability to apply for future years if your financial situation changes.
  • *error**error* Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    the fafa isn't that hard. I think I knew I wouldn't get any money. I'm an only child, living with both my parents, and my dad pulls in over 70,000. But It was a saturday morning type thing. Finish in the morning, send that thing in, and you will hear back in a week or so.
  • sybbie719sybbie719 Super Moderator Posts: 22,194 Super Moderator
    If you have a financial change in circumstances, it will be easier to go to the fa office at your school to explain the situation and ask for a financial review based on the new information submitted. If you don't file, you will basically have no recourse until the next school year.
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