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How long does it take to complete the FAFSA?

FAFSA seems kinda confusing, and I'm trying to plan my time accordingly. Anyone have any idea about how long it should take to fill it out? Appreciate any answers you can give!

7 months ago

Hey there! The time needed to complete the FAFSA varies depending on your comfort with financial documents and whether you're prepared with the necessary information. Typically, it takes most people about an hour to complete the online FAFSA form. If it's your first time, it might take a bit longer since you're still getting familiar with the process.

Make sure to have the following documents on hand before you start filling out the form: your Social Security Number, your parent(s)' SSN if you're a dependent student, driver's license (if applicable), and your tax records (W-2 forms and/or federal tax returns) from two years prior. Your parent(s)' tax documents will also be needed if you're a dependent student.

Once you've gathered all the necessary information, it's time to work through each section. You can save your progress online and come back to it later if you need a break. Feel free to lean on FAFSA's help resources, as well as financial aid officers at your prospective colleges, for assistance during the process. Good luck!

7 months ago

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