March 1, 2023
Completing the FAFSA is a big accomplishment.
However, students should know there’s more to be done when it comes to getting ready for college and taking advantage of all opportunities for financial aid.
Once you’ve submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the U.S. Department of Application will application will be processed in a few days. An online application takes about 3 days, and a paper application takes about 7-10 days to process.
Here are the next steps after your application is process:
While there are a few steps you need to take after the submitting the FAFSA, completing is the first big step and puts you on a path to find funding for your education.