FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and is the primary way that most college students apply for tuition assistance. And next year, there is a big change that people need to be aware of.

Instead of waiting until January 2017 to submit the paperwork for students beginning college in the fall, parents and students will be able to do so in October 2016. That’s an extra three months to full out and submit the paperwork for approval.

The change was intended to give busy parents more time to complete the application and allow for more eligible students to get the financial assistance they need to get a college education. Click here for the full story.

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