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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is an application that provides high school students with financial resources when entering college and furthering their education. The FAFSAs are required by numerous colleges and universities and is used to determine a student’s eligibility for federal, state, and college-sponsored aid, including grants, educational loans, and work-study programs.

Time to get some money

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2014

On Jan. 1st, the United States Federal Government released FAFSA, the Free Application for Student Aid for any undergraduates and graduates who desire financial assistance for his or her college years. The...

PTA: December 2011

Jessica Xilo, Parents & Teachers Editor December 14, 2011

As the year nears to an end, parents and staff members assembled in the theatre on Dec. 12 to discuss recent news about the school and the students. Principal Tom Houts began the meeting by announcing...

Senior students and parents inquisitively ask Representative Diana A. Porras about Free Applications for Federal Student Aid on Jan. 13.  Porras handed out grant applications that could lead their child to scholarships.

Parents and students fill out financial aid applications

Brandon Pineda, News Editor January 26, 2011

As seniors prepare themselves to go to college and close their admission applications, students must now find local methods to pay for their high-cost tuition. In efforts to help the student body, Downey...

FAFSA night

Victor Duran February 1, 2010

With many questions in the air and an ambition for a successful future, both parents and students gathered in the theatre for an informational meeting on financial aid, FAFSA Night, on Jan.14th. FAFSA...

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