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    STEPS TO FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION

     

    JANUARY-FEBRUARY

    - January 1: complete and submit your FAFSA online
    - SAR (Student Aid Report) arrives with your EFC (Estimated Family Contribution). Check for accuracy. This same information is sent to the colleges that you request on the FAFSA form.

    MARCH-MAY

    - If necessary, file a revised FAFSA after tax returns are complete
    - Research and apply for scholarships

    - Complete the Auburn Community Scholarship Application by April 1st
    - Receive financial award letter from colleges. Compare offers and return forms to the college financial aid office.
    - May 1: Deadline to reply to college offers of admission.
    - Research student loans, if necessary. Check with your college; or NELA (Northwest Education Loan Association) is a good resource to research types of loans.