Frequently Asked Questions

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Why do I have to include my parents' information on the FAFSA when they don't claim me on their taxes?

A series of thirteen questions on the FAFSA determine a student's dependency status. The U.S. Department of Education's definition of a dependent student is different than that used by the Internal Revenue Service.

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