Exciting FAFSA changes are coming—in 2022!
I’ve been telling families for years—be 100% sure to fill out the FAFSA financial aid form every October 1st that there’s even a chance you’ll have a kid in college or trade school the following fall—because you don’t want to leave free college money on the table.
This is still true, and it still applies to you even if you’re rich.
Always fill out the FAFSA financial aid form, always at your earliest opportunity. This advice will not change.
Now you’re wondering, “How will these 2022 FAFSA changes affect my kids specifically?“
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Best news—when the time is right, I’ll be providing all the info you’ll need about FAFSA changes—all in one place.
For now, we’re all continuing to proceed through the clear directions in the first edition of my book, LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward. (Learn the fastest, easiest way to use this book based on your kid’s age at bit.ly/easylaunchinstructions.)
When it’s time for us to shift to the new FAFSA system, an updated, brand-new second edition of LAUNCH will pull all the pieces together for parents of kids ages 12–26—and for the professionals who serve them.
That won’t happen for a while, though—so be sure you’re continuing to follow the instructions in the first edition of LAUNCH that’s currently available on Amazon.
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Good news—there’s plenty of time to plan for FAFSA changes.
Most of these newest FAFSA changes won’t go into effect until the FAFSA for the 2023–24 school year becomes available on Oct. 1st, 2022.
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Who is Jeannie Burlowski?
Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26 and their parents and grandparents. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free and move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, Parents Magazine, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.
Jeannie also helps students apply to law, medical, business, and grad school at her website GetIntoMedSchool.com. You can follow her on Twitter @JBurlowski.