Despite only modest increases to tuition and fees, the cost of a college education continues to outpace growth in financial aid, family incomes, and the average prices of other goods and services.
Families are complicated.
Many children split their time between two or more homes. Others live with grandparents.
So it’s no surprise that questions abound each year as students determine how to record parental tax information on the FAFSA.
An infographic from the US Department of Education — Who’s My Parent When I Fill Out the FAFSA — can help students (and counselors) through the application process.
Still have questions about prior-prior year (PPY) and the 2017-18 FAFSA?
Videos of two educational sessions presented at NACAC’s recent national conference can provide answers as you work to help students and families apply for federal financial aid.