How Do I Pay for College?

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Our expert advice: All students should apply for financial aid and Harper College scholarships each year.  

October Financial Aid Tip

The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens October 1, 2020. By applying early, you will be considered for the maximum number of financial aid awards.  

Filing the 2021-2022 FAFSA is easy and fast, especially when using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to electronically transfer their federal tax return Information directly into the FAFSA form. You will:

Use 2019 federal income tax information,

Use a separate FSA ID for the student and parent, and

Go online toComplete the FAFSA Formor use the myStudentAidmobile app.

Financial aid experts are available to help

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