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  1. FAFSA and How to Apply for Financial Aid   FAFSA and How to Apply for Financial Aid Summary The steps to applying for financial aid Instructions All the steps for applying for financial aid are on our website. Go to abtech.edu/applyforaid. It can take four to six weeks to complete... Read More
  2. FSA ID Number FSA ID Number Summary How to apply for or retrieve a FSA ID number FSA ID Definition The FSA ID is used to add a further layer of security to your FAFSA. If you haven’t yet created an FSA ID, you can create one at fsaid.ed.gov. &n... Read More
  3. Divorced Parents and FAFSA Divorced Parents and FAFSA Summary How to fill out a FAFSA when the student's parents are divorced  Overview If your parents are separated or divorced, the "custodial parent" is responsible for filling out the FAFSA. The c... Read More
  4. FAFSA Assistance by Appointment FAFSA Assistance by Appointment Summary Help with filling out a FAFSA FAFSA by Appointment You can sign up for a one-on-one appointment for help with filling out your FAFSA. These are 15–30 minute appointments, and you can expect to ha... Read More
  5. Financial Aid Without a High School Diploma or GED Financial Aid Without a High School Diploma or GED Summary High school diploma or equivalent required to receive financial aid Requirements You must have a high school diploma, GED, or associate's degree in order to qualify for financial... Read More
  6. Divorce/Separation and Financial Aid Divorce/Separation and Financial Aid Summary Income reporting in FAFSA for divorced or separated students FAFSA Income Reporting If you're filling out your FAFSA and have been recently divorced or separated, you may subtract your spouse's... Read More
  7. Time to Process Financial Aid Time to Process Financial Aid Summary Length of time to process a financial aid application Timeframe It can take about four–six weeks to process a financial aid application, and possibly longer during peak times. Loan applications can... Read More
  8. Financial Aid Verification Financial Aid Verification Summary Information on the verification process when applying for financial aid Overview Because every FAFSA can't be checked for accuracy, the U.S. Department of Education has set up the verification process as a &... Read More
  9. Dependency Status and Financial Aid Dependency Status and Financial Aid Summary How to determine FAFSA dependency status  Dependency Requirements The U.S. Department of Education deems that if you answer "yes" to one of the following criteria, you do not have to... Read More
  10. Types of Financial Aid Types of Financial Aid Summary Types of financial assistance available for students Overview Federal grants, direct loans, work-study, and scholarships are available to students based on need and eligibility. The first step in applying for f... Read More
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