September to December

Start your search for grants and scholarships to reduce the amount you may need to borrow.

January to April

File your taxes early and complete your FAFSA® online to improve your chances for receiving more financial aid. Double-check your SAR and make any updates to your FAFSA, if needed. Also be sure to check with your school for additional requirements, and start reviewing your financial award letters.

May to August

Begin to compare your financial aid packages and determine if you still need to borrow. Research and apply for private student loans, and look for a part-time summer job to help pay for college.

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