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2021 FAFSA Tips!

  So I recently completed my FAFSA and per usual it took less thank fifteen minutes. This got me to thinking on a few helpful tips for those completing the FAFSA for the first time or those who were resubmitting like myself. I know FAFSA can be stressful for some and a breeze for others so these tips will serve both sides of the coin. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video on “2021 FAFSA Tips” where I am looking at the camera while seated in my office smiling in a black top. Use a Desktop or Laptop: Yes, you can complete FAFSA on your phone however when completing important documents using the largest screen possible is a must so that you don’t miss out on any important lines or other information. Head over to the Financial Aid office to use their desktop computers and get assistance if you don’t have one. Use the Transfer Feature: This feature allows you to transfer all of last year’s information to your new application. You can also transfer over yours or your

I Got My CARES Act Funding!

Well guys my CARES Act funding has arrived ! This is my second round of CARES Act funding that I have received 
since online students have been allowed to obtain the funding.  This go round I did not have to complete an application or even apply for the funding. The money was automatically applied to all enrolled students at my university. 

Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video “I Got My Fall CARES Act Funding” where I am looking at the camera with a surprised face.

I am a part time graduate student taking 6 hours of coursework and I received $550! Talking with a few undergraduate students they all received at least $1K in funds if not more. I’m not sure the amount given per credit hour or undergraduate v graduate but I am pretty impressed with the amounts given. If you’ve been following me for some time now then you know what I plan to do with this money. It’s going straight towards my student loan debt all $550 of it. Thanx to this chunk of change I am now paying off my last student loan!

Figure 2: This is a photo of someone holding several one hundred, fifty, and twenty dollar bills. 

Keep in mind that all universities are different so be sure to contact your financial aid office to see if you need to apply for CARES Act funding. Have you gotten a second or third round of CARES Act funding ? If so, how much ? Drop down in the comments and let me know! Be sure to check out my latest YouTube video for more details!

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