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5 Misconceptions About College Aid

The FAFSA for the 2019-20 school year is now available. Don't disregard it when planning how to pay for college.

A version of this article originally appeared in October 2016.

If you are the parent or grandparent of a college student, you should know more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (known as FAFSA). 

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