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Keep up to date with the latest news about planning and financing a college education and preparing for your financial future, from experts here at MEFA and across the industry. Browse through our blog and use it as your very own college planning guide.

What You Need to Complete Your Financial Aid Applications
Items needed include an FSA ID, a College Board username and password, a student's driver's license, a list of colleges where the student is applying, Social Security numbers, W-2 form(s), and untaxed income records. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Applying for Financial Aid with International Parents
If parents are U.S. citizens living abroad, they can still create an FSA ID, but will need to convert income and assets into U.S. dollars. If parents are not U.S. citizens, they will not be able to create an FSA ID and will need to print out the signature page and mail it to the address indicated. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
The Big Deal About the FSA ID
Learn the steps for getting an FSA ID and some tips for making the process easy. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Top 10 Tips for Filing the FAFSA<sup>®</sup>
Tips include obtaining an FSA ID, sending the FAFSA to all schools you apply to, and keeping deadlines in mind. …
By Lisa Rooney    |
By Meredith Clement    |
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