Financial Aid Planning

Financial Aid 101 You CAN afford to go to college. Learn about your financial aid options. Financial Aid Calculators Determine your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and college savings. Find Scholarships Find scholarships that match your profile! Financial Aid Planning Timeline Are you thinking about going to college? Whether the decision has already been made or is still years away, browse through the financial aid planning timeline to help you get a grip on what you need to do now to be successful in paying for college. Financial Aid Wizard The Financial Aid Wizard allows you to plan — in 7 easy steps — your entire financial aid packages online! The wizard will help you find and calculate virtually everything you need for any and all schools you're interested in. FAFSA Transfer Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Transfer account information from your portfolio to your FAFSA on the Web application. Financial Fitness Managing YOUR money is a key life skill. Learn the basics. College Savings (SMART529) Get help with your college savings. Find out more about West Virginia's SMART529 college savings program.

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PRIORITY #1: The FAFSA The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in applying for financial aid for college. Anyone who is planning to pursue education and training beyond high school should complete the FAFSA.