Crucial information for families of Seniors planning to attend any post-secondary institution:
In preparing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Parents/Guardians and students are required to create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID. Both parent and student must use their own e-mail address in creating the FSA ID; student and parent can no longer use the same e-mail address. The FSA ID will be used to electronically sign the FAFSA and is your passport to Federal and State aid online. For help in creating the FSA ID, please visit www.StudentAid.gov for comprehensive information, or Click Here for a three-minute tutorial.
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