If you’re divorced, going through a divorce, or separated, there’s often confusion about which parent should fill out financial aid forms and how to maximize aid for your student.
Do both parents need to fill out the forms?
What should you do if you’re divorced or separated and living separately? What if you’re still living in the same household?
What about blended families?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has different requirements and guidelines depending on your family status and your living arrangement.
Understanding these rules and knowing how to use them will not only help you complete the FAFSA forms correctly but can help you increase your student’s financial aid award.
To get started and learn my quick tips for filling out the forms and maximizing financial aid, watch my free video, “Who’s Your Parent?”
This video will help you:
- Understand the financial aid rules when parents are divorced or separated
- Take advantage of college planning opportunities unique to divorced or separated parents
- Learn how it all works with helpful examples
Click the video link below to start watching!
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