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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Federal Financial Aid


The FAFSA application can be a confusing process to undertake, but it’s a vital step in the college application process. Some basic preparation can go a long way in avoiding headaches in the future. Here are 9 FAFSA mistakes to watch out for.



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